Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is traveling in Asia through tomorrow. 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 regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. 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 today. 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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