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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

The next Department of Defense news briefing will be held Thursday, Sept. 21 at 1:30 p.m. The briefer will be Navy Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

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

MEDFLAG 00-2, a joint/combined medical training and civil assistance exercise in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, continues through Sept. 26. See the news release and the European Command web page for details. [Link no longer available.]

Fifteen U.S. military athletes are competing as members of the U.S. Olympic team in the 2000 Olympic games in Sydney, Australia, through Oct. 1. See the news release for details.

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

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09/20/2000
NAVY AWARDS ADVERTISING CONTRACT The Navy announced today that it has selected the advertising firm of Campbell-Ewald of Detroit, Mich., to provide a full range of general advertising services to support the Navy's efforts in recruiting and retention of personnel. The incentive-based contract has a potential maximum value of $330...


09/20/2000
Senior Enlisted Forum Final Report Posted on Defenselink The final report from the First Annual Senior Enlisted Advisors Forum, hosted by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen in June, is now available on DefenseLINK at http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/1stseaforum. Also 35,000 copies of the report are being printed and will be distributed this...



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