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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony for the director general of the Japan Defense Agency today at 11 a.m. See the advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. Deputy Secretary de Leon will host an honor cordon for the minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand today at 2 p.m. See the advisory for details.

The regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today 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.

Acquisition Workforce 2005: Managing Change, People and Performance is a live satellite broadcast beginning today at 1:30 p.m.

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.

Health Care Fraud 2000, a conference in Arlington, Va., sponsored by the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, continues through Sept. 13.

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.

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.

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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09/12/2000
COHEN MOURNS DEATH OF BATEMAN Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen today released the following statement:

"The death of Representative Herb Bateman is a great loss to this country and the Department of Defense.

"A strong proponent of our national defense, he provided wise leadership and counsel as a...



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