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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Sept. 29, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen hosts full honor arrival ceremony today for the minister of defense of Slovenia. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is traveling today in New York.

Croatian Phiblex 2000, a bilateral landing and maneuver ashore exercise, ends today 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 next Department of Defense news briefing will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 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.

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

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09/29/2000
FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vernon E. Clark announced today the following assignments:

Navy Rear Adm. Rodney P. Rempt is being assigned as director, Surface Warfare Division, N86, OPNAV, Washington, D.C. He will continue to serve as assistant chief of Naval Operations for Missile...



09/29/2000
SecDef to Address Center for Strategic and International Studies Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will deliver the keynote address on Defense Challenges for the 21st Century to the Center for Strategic and International Studies Policy Forum at 5 p.m. EDT, Monday, Oct. 2, 2000.

The Center is located at 1800 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. The...




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