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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen departs this evening for Asia. See the background briefing for an overview of his trip.

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

The next DoD news briefing will be tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

Millennium Challenge 2000, the armed forces' first joint field experiment, ends today. See the news release for details.

Health Care Fraud 2000, a conference in Arlington, Va., sponsored by the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, ends today.

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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09/13/2000
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Army National Guard Brig. Gen. John E. Stevens for appointment to the grade of major general. Stevens is currently assigned as the deputy adjutant general, Pennsylvania State Area Command, Annville, Pa.

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