Today in the Department of Defense, September 9-11, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen travels to New York City on Monday. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington through the weekend. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Armed Forces Voters Week -- "Your Voice, Your Choice" -- ends Saturday. For more information see the Federal Voting Assistance Program 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 Saturday. See the news release for details.
CENTRASBAT 2000, a multinational peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance field exercise in Almaty, Kazakhstan, begins Sunday and continues through Sept. 18. See the news release and the Central Command web page for details.
The next scheduled DoD news briefing will be on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 2:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
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.
Two naval vessels from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are scheduled to visit Everett, Wash., from Sept. 14 to 18. See the news release and the Pacific Fleet news release for details.
Cabanas 2000, a joint multinational peacekeeping exercise in Cordoba, Argentina, continues through Sept. 21. See the news release for more details.
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