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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

11:15 a.m. (EST) Secretary Cohen will be presented with a copy of "Honor Bound: The History of American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973," by the book's authors. The event is open to photo coverage only. Media interested in coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JANUARY 22, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Statement By Under Secretary Of Defense For Personnel And Readiness Rudy De Leon
3 BT Navy to Christen Aegis Guided Missile Destroyer Roosevelt (DDG 80) in Pascagoula, Miss.
4 PA Book Presentation to Secretary of Defense

CONGRESSIONAL:

10:00 a.m. (EST)
608 Dirksen
Senate Committee on the Budget will conduct an open hearing on the national defense budget. Witnesses scheduled to testify include James R. Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense; Robert Zoelick, President, Center for Strategic International Studies; Lawrence Korb, Vice President and Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JANUARY 25, 1999 - LTC Campbell

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

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01/25/1999
Commemoration of Honor Bound: The History of American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , The Pentagon


01/25/1999
MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR NOVEMBER 30, 1998 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The total numerical strength of the Armed Forces on Nov. 30, 1998 was 1,389,558. This is a decrease of 6,872 from Oct. 31, 1998 and a decrease of 38,552 from Nov. 30, 1997.

These figures represent full-time military personnel comprising both regular and reserves on active duty and...



01/25/1999
Gen. Zinni to provide an update on Operation SOUTHERN WATCH at 5 p.m., 25 Jan 99 U.S. Central Command Commander in Chief Gen. Anthony C. Zinni will provide an update on Operation Southern Watch on Monday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. (EST) in the Department of Defense briefing room, Room 2E781.





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