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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is on leave. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is on leave. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Sherri Goodman, deputy under secretary of Defense for Environmental Security will sign a multi-site cleanup agreement and conduct a press conference today at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781. See the press advisory for details.

There will be no regularly scheduled DoD news briefing until Tuesday, September 5, 2000.

Nearly 4,600 servicemembers are now helping to fight wildfires in the West. See news release for details.

Millennium Challenge 2000, the armed forces' first joint field experiment, continues through Sept. 13 at various locations in the U.S. See the news release for details.

Cornerstone 00-2, a combined engineering exercise with Moldova, continues through Sept. 16. See the news release for details.

The department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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08/30/2000
ARMED FORCES STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JUNE 30, 2000, SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The total numerical strength of the armed forces on June 30, 2000, was 1,408,083. This is an increase of 9,823 from May 31, 2000, and an increase of 1,923 from June 31, 1999.

These figures represent full-time military personnel comprising both regular and reserves on active duty and...



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