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Today in the Department of Defense, Monday, Sept. 11, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in New York City today. A joint news conference with Secretary Albright and their Japanese counterparts is scheduled for noon today. See the advisory for details.

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

The next scheduled DoD news briefing will be tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

CENTRASBAT 2000, a multinational peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance field exercise in Almaty, Kazakhstan, continues through Sept. 18. See the news release and the Central Command web page 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.

Two naval vessels from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are scheduled to visit Everett, Wash., from Sept. 14 to 18. See the news release and the Pacific Fleet web page for details.

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

Cabanas 2000, a joint multinational peacekeeping exercise in Cordoba, Argentina, continues through Sept. 21. See the news release for more details.

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

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09/11/2000
COHEN SALUTES NOBEL PEACE PRIZE NOMINEES NUNN AND LUGAR Secretary William S. Cohen today released the following statement:

"I was glad to learn of the nomination of my friends and former colleagues Senators Sam Nunn and Dick Lugar for the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize. The groundbreaking legislation that bears their names is a lasting testament to...



09/11/2000
DepSecDef Hosts Honor Cordon for MoFA of New Zealand Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Philip Goff, of New Zealand, to the Pentagon at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance....





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