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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

10:00 a.m. (EST) Secretary Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of National Defense Janusz Onyszkiewicz, of the Republic of Poland, at the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. There will not be a media availability following the ceremony. Media interested in audiovisual 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 25, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Anthrax Vaccine Administered to Military Reserve Chiefs
3 BT Military Strength Figures for November 30, 1998
4 PA Gen. Zinni to provide an update on Operation SOUTHERN WATCH
5 PA Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to Welcome Minister of Defense of the Republic of Poland
6 TRNS Operation SOUTHERN WATCH Update, General Anthony C. Zinni, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Central Command

CONGRESSIONAL:

No defense-related activities scheduled for today.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JANUARY 26, 1999 - Lt Col Warzinski

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Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

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01/26/1999
BOSNIA U.S. FORCE REDUCTIONS The Defense Department will be reducing the number of U.S. forces operating in Bosnia from 6,900 to approximately 6,200. The current troop level of 6,900 already represents a 20 percent reduction from the 8,500 U.S. troops deployed in June 1998 and is 66 percent less than the peak U.S. deployment...


01/26/1999
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Will Address the Illinois House of Representatives Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will address the Illinois House of Representatives Thursday.

His remarks are scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. (CST) and will focus on the defense budget and other military issues.

Cohen will hold a media availability in the...





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