Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Chicago today. Secretary Cohen will speak on "Assuring American Security in the 21st Century" at the Mid-America Club in Chicago. A media availability will follow the speech. See the press advisory for details.
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 1:30 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.
MEDFLAG 00-2, a joint/combined medical training and civil assistance exercise in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, ends today. See the news release and the European Command web page for details. [Link no longer available.]
Croatian Phiblex 2000, a bilateral landing and maneuver ashore exercise, continues through Sept. 29 in Croatia. See the news release for details.
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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