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November 28, 2000

Nov. 28, 2000 -- Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walter Slocombe is in China for two days of talks with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Defense Department announced today. Slocombe heads the U.S. delegation to the fourth round of Defense Consultative Talks with the Chinese military, which will be held Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 in Beijing. PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Xiong Guangkai will head the PLA delegation, which includes representatives from the General Staff Department, the PLA Navy and PLA Air Force, the Pentagon said.

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Nov. 28, 2000 -- Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walter Slocombe is in China for two days of talks with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Defense Department announced today. Slocombe heads the U.S. delegation to the fourth round of Defense Consultative Talks with the Chinese military, which will be held Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 in Beijing. PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Xiong Guangkai will head the PLA delegation, which includes representatives from the General Staff Department, the PLA Navy and PLA Air Force, the Pentagon said.

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Nov. 28, 2000 -- Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walter Slocombe is in China for two days of talks with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Defense Department announced today. Slocombe heads the U.S. delegation to the fourth round of Defense Consultative Talks with the Chinese military, which will be held Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 in Beijing. PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Xiong Guangkai will head the PLA delegation, which includes representatives from the General Staff Department, the PLA Navy and PLA Air Force, the Pentagon said.

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Nov. 28, 2000 -- Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walter Slocombe is in China for two days of talks with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Defense Department announced today. Slocombe heads the U.S. delegation to the fourth round of Defense Consultative Talks with the Chinese military, which will be held Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 in Beijing. PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Xiong Guangkai will head the PLA delegation, which includes representatives from the General Staff Department, the PLA Navy and PLA Air Force, the Pentagon said.

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Nov. 28, 2000 -- Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walter Slocombe is in China for two days of talks with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Defense Department announced today. Slocombe heads the U.S. delegation to the fourth round of Defense Consultative Talks with the Chinese military, which will be held Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 in Beijing. PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Xiong Guangkai will head the PLA delegation, which includes representatives from the General Staff Department, the PLA Navy and PLA Air Force, the Pentagon said.

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November 27, 2000

Nov. 27, 2000 -- The Army should discontinue further research and development funding for the Armored Medical Evacuation Vehicle because the service does not have a viable acquisition strategy for it, the Pentagon inspector general says in a new report.

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Nov. 27, 2000 -- An advisory panel tasked by Defense Secretary William Cohen to assess domestic capabilities for responding to terrorist attacks using weapons of mass destruction will complete the final draft of its second report no later than Friday, a panel official said today.

The report examines the use of the military during a WMD attack on domestic soil, as well as issues concerning cyber terrorism, panel chairman Virginia Gov. James Gilmore (R) said during a meeting today.

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November 22, 2000

Nov. 22, 2000 -- Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA) is drafting sweeping legislation that would require the Defense Department to comply with all federal and state environmental laws to the same extent as other entities, wiping out any sovereign immunity the military still retains under some of these laws.

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Nov. 22, 2000 -- Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA) wants to be the next chairman of the GOP-controlled House Armed Services Committee and is making an assertive push to convince his colleagues that his experience and vision warrant bypassing more senior members of the panel for the position, InsideDefense.com has learned.

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Nov. 22, 2000 -- One of the military's largest unified commands today announced two key promotions, according to a U.S. Joint Forces Command statement.

Starting today, Vice Adm. Martin Mayer will serve as the deputy commander-in-chief of Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, VA. Mayer replaces Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Burnette, who is retiring after 38 years of service.

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Nov. 22, 2000 -- Pentagon officials are solidifying a deal with Russia to close down two nuclear energy reactors in Seversk that produce plutonium in exchange for U.S. support to refurbish a fossil fuel energy plant, according to a senior Defense Department official.

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November 21, 2000

Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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Nov. 21, 2000 -- The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message. The message, which is an interim policy statement, directs all Army activities that are testing, evaluating or using wireless "solutions" of any kind to provide information on their activities to a point of contact within the office of the director of information systems for command, control, communications and computers.

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