United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, September 22, 2000 Bookmark and Share



Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Sept. 22, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen concludes his trip to Asia today. 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 Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

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.

What's New in DefenseLINK

Contacts

Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense should be sent by e-mail to media@defenselink.mil.

News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131.

All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.

A public affairs duty officer is available 24 hours a day through +1 (703) 697-5131. In case of a family emergency, please call your local American Red Cross.



09/22/2000
U.S.-Japan Parliamentary League Breakfast
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Hotel Okura, Tokyo, Japan


09/22/2000
PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED The government of Israel has requested a possible purchase of JP-8 aviation jet fuel. The estimated cost is $111 million.

This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a friendly country which...



09/22/2000
SecDef to Address Chicago Business Community and Junior ROTC Students Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will address the business community of Chicago on "Assuring American Security in the 21st Century" at the Mid-America Club at 1 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000.

The event will take place in the Ballroom of the Mid-America Club, 200 East...





There are no News Photos available for 9/22/2000. Please see the News Photos overview page for more

Use Pick a Day to go to a different day. Check Other Events for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional hearings, reunions and much more.


Featured Photos & Videos More »

Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow MACHINE GUN TRAININGTREE STUMP STRUGGLEFIRE LESSONSTIRE TEAMEVACUATION TRAININGHEAVY EQUIPMENTCAPE RAYFUTURISTIC SHIPFY 2015 Budget ProposalTEACHING TACTICS

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: War Dogs

    War Dogs

    ℠2014 - There's a move on Capitol Hill to make sure no...

  • Video Thumbnail: GEN Dempsey Talks About Russian President Putin's Actions

    GEN Dempsey Talks About Russian President Putin's Actions

    ℠2014 - Russia is being accused of firing artillery...

  • Video Thumbnail: National Guard Makes Headway Fighting Fires

    National Guard Makes Headway Fighting Fires

    ℠2014 - After weeks of hard work by National Guard and...

  • Video Thumbnail: Fuerzas Comando

    Fuerzas Comando

    ℠2014 - U.S. Southern Command's exercise Fuerzas...

Contacts Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be directed to the press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131 or +1 (703) 697-5132.

Media Questions News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131. Media representatives with questions after work hours should call +1 (703) 678-6162 for assistance.

Public Inquiries All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.

Additional Links

Stay Connected