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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen travels to Boston this afternoon to speak at an event honoring the Coast Guard and its support to the Department of Defense. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon travels to Canada today to speak to the Canadian Defense Industries Association in Ottawa. See the press advisory for details.

Secretary of the Army Louis Caldera will host an Army Recruiting event at 11:30 a.m. today in Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. See the press advisory for details.

A 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 Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

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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09/28/2000
New England Council, Public Sector New Englander of the Year Award
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Westin-Hotel Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts


09/28/2000
PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE ANNOUNCED The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States has requested possible purchase of a follow-on phase of the Improved Mobile Subscriber Equipment (IMSE) communication system, to include spare and repair parts, test equipment, publications and technical documentation,...


09/28/2000
SecDef Hosts Full Honor Arrival Ceremony for MoD of Slovenia Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Janez Jansa, of the Republic of Slovenia, to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. EDT, Friday, Sept. 29, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon....





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