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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

9:30 a.m. (EST) Hosts a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Janos Szabo, of the Republic of Hungary. The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.
1:30 p.m. (EST) Presents the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service to David O. Cooke, director of Administration and Management for the Department of Defense. The ceremony will be held in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070, and is open for media coverage. The media point of contact for this event is Glenn Flood, (703) 695-6294.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Returns to Washington from European Visit

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JANUARY 20, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Cohen Announces Plan To Augment Missile Defense Programs
3 MFC ANTHRAX VACCINATIONS - RESERVE LEADERS
4 PA DoD Press Briefing for Jan. 21 Rescheduled to 2:30 p.m.
5 PA Secretary Cohen to Present Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service to David O. Cooke
6 PA Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to Welcome Minister of Defense of the Republic of Hungary
7 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Secretary Cohen and Gen. Shelton, on Missile Defense - January 20, 1999
8 TRNS DOD News Briefing, Lt. Gen. Lyles, Missile Defense, January 20, 1999

CONGRESSIONAL:

No defense-related activities are scheduled for today.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JANUARY 21, 1999 - Mr. Flood

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

Prepared by Media Relations Division, (703) 697-5131 or 695-0192



01/21/1999
Presentation of the President’s Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service to David O. "Doc" Cooke
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, The Pentagon Auditorium


01/21/1999
DOD AWARDS $19 MILLION FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Science & Technology) Delores Etter announced today Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award $19 million at 32 academic institutions in 18 states including Puerto Rico to perform research in science and engineering fields important to national defense. ...


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