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.
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