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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, September 6, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

Two naval vessels from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are visiting Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, through Sept. 8. See the news release and the Pacific Fleet -->news release[link no longer available] and web page.

U.S military personnel and aircraft are participating in the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2000 international trade show and air show at Air Force Base Waterkloof, Pretoria, South Africa, through Sept. 9. See the news release for details.

Millennium Challenge 2000, the armed forces' first joint field experiment, continues through Sept. 13 at various locations in the U.S. See the news release for details.

Cornerstone 00-2, a combined engineering exercise with Moldova, continues through Sept. 16. See the news release for details.

U.S. Special Operations Forces will participate in "Cabanas 2000" joint multinational peacekeeping exercise in Cordoba, Argentina, today through Sept. 21. See the news release for more details.

Nearly 4,600 servicemembers are now helping to fight wildfires in the West. See news release for details.

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

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09/06/2000
EIGHT STATE CHAIRPERSONS APPOINTED FOR EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE Eight new state committee chairpersons for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) were sworn in here today by Charles L. Cragin, principal deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs.

The new appointees are F. Wilson Myers, Alabama; Robert A. Lame,...

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09/06/2000
Cohen Travels to Maine Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen travels to Maine Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, to present remarks to Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Cohen, a 1962 graduate of the college, will be honored with the Bowdoin Prize, an award honoring some of the college's most distinguished graduates. The event...



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