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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is traveling in Asia through Sept. 22. See the background briefing for an overview of his trip.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. Deputy Secretary de Leon will host full honors ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day at 11:30 a.m. See press advisory for details.

The next Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted Tuesday, September 19, 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.

Two naval vessels from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are scheduled to visit Everett, Wash., from Sept. 15 to 18. See the news release and the Naval Station Everett web page for details. [link no longer available]

National POW/MIA Recognition Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 15. See the 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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09/15/2000
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon, The Pentagon, Washington, DC


09/15/2000
DOD NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION ACTIVITY Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy Alphonso Maldon Jr. today announced the selection of Joseph Tafoya as the new director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). The selection was made through a competitive process that included the participation of...


09/15/2000
Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon to Address AIAA Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will address the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2000 Conference and Exposition on Sept. 19, 2000 at8:30 a.m. PDT. The topic of his speech is the Department of Defense's "Vision of Space." The AIAA conference will take place at...




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