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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Scheduled Meetings.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE


Scheduled Meetings.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JANUARY 28, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Secretary Cohen's Address to Illinois General Assembly (As Prepared for Delivery)
3 PA Pentagon Press Briefing is Cancelled

CONGRESSIONAL:

10:00 a.m. (EST)
216 Hart
The Senate Committee on Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs tentatively scheduled an OPEN hearing to receive the report of the Commission on Servicemembers and Veterans Transition Assistance. The commission is expected to deliver findings and recommendations on a proposed consolidation or coordination of health care functions for DoD and the DVA; and DoD's Transition Assistance Program. Witnesses expected to testify include Rudy DeLeon, Undersecretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness).

DUTY OFFICER FOR JANUARY 29-31, 1999 - LTC Begines

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01/29/1999
EXERCISE EDGED MALLET 99 ANNOUNCED Sailors and Marines of the U.S. Fifth Fleet will conduct a bilateral, combined arms training exercise with the armed forces of Kenya. The exercise, known as Edged Mallet 99, is scheduled from Jan. 29 to Feb. 12, 1999.

The exercise is designed to strengthen military-to-military...



01/29/1999
Time Change for Sec Def's Budget Briefing There has been a time change for the press briefing by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen on the Department of Defense's Fiscal Year 2000 budget submission. Secretary Cohen's briefing is now scheduled for 2 p.m.(EST) on Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, vice 10 a.m., as orginally announced. The...



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