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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, August 9, 2000

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

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

The second DoD Conference on Civilian Education and Professional Development concludes today in Bethesda, Md. For details see the news release and the conference web page.

More than 2,000 servicemen and women are helping to fight wildfires in the West. See the DoD news briefing transcript for a summary.

The DoD Family Readiness Conference will take place in Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 22-24. For details see the news release and the conference web page.

Cornerstone 00-1, a combined engineering exercise with Moldova, continues through late August. See the news release for details.

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

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There are no Speeches available for 8/9/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/09/2000
DOD TO SURVEY RESERVISTS, SPOUSES Between August and November 2000, the Department of Defense (DoD) is conducting its first comprehensive satisfaction surveys of military Reserve force personnel and their spouses in eight years. A survey questionnaire is being mailed to 75,000 Reserve and National Guard members. A different...


08/09/2000
Deputy Secretary de Leon to Speak at Tuskegee Airmen 29th National Convention Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will deliver the keynote speech at the military luncheon of the Tuskegee Airmen 29th National Convention on Friday, August 11, 2000, at 12:30 p.m. CDT.

This convention hosted by the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. is open to the media and will be held at...




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