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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, September 7, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen travels to Maine today to speak at Bowdoin College. See the advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

DARPA Tech 2000, a systems and technology symposium conducted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and continues through tomorrow in Dallas, Texas. See the symposium web page for details.

Two naval vessels from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are visiting Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, through tomorrow. 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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There are no Speeches available for 9/7/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/07/2000
NAVY REPORTS INCREASED RETENTION The Navy announced today that investment in retaining its high quality workforce has begun to pay off. During the current fiscal year, more and more active duty men and women are electing to sign up for additional service. "We are very excited about the choices our people are making to stay...


09/07/2000
Background Briefing on Secretary Cohen's Trip to Asia A senior Defense department official will provide a background briefing on Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's upcoming trip to Asia on Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon Room 2E781.

Cohen is scheduled to leave on Sept. 13 to visit U.S. forces...





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