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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, October 20, 1999

TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

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DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Schedule Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 19, 1999
1 BT Contracts
2 BT DOD AND RAND RELEASE REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AS IT
PERTAINS TO GULF WAR
3 PA DoD Releases Pyridostigmine Bromide RAND Report
4 TRNS DoD News Briefing - Bacon; Rostker; Bailey, and Golomb
5 TRNS Secretary Cohen and Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Joint Press Conference
6 TRNS Secretary Cohen and General Zinni Press Conference at Doha International
CONGRESSIONAL
Committees
House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. for Legislative Business and will consider the following bills subject to a rule: --HR 2, The Students Results Act.--HR 2300, Academic Achievement for All Act.--HR 3081, Wage and Employment Growth Act.--HR 2260, Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999..
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
Committees
10/20/1999
0930
222 Russell
Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Admiral Harold Gehman, Jr., USN, CINC U.S. Joint Forces Command; Major General George Close, Jr., USA, Director, Operational Plans and Interoperability, Joint Chiefs of Staff. Panel 2 -Lieutenant General Randy Rigby, USA, Deputy Commanding General, Training and Doctrine Command; Lieutenant General John Rhodes, USMC Commanding General, USMC Combat Development Command; Vice Admiral Arthur Cebrowski, USN, President, Naval War College; Major General Gerald Perryman, Jr., USAF, Commanding General, Aerospace Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center re: joint experimentation.
10/20/1999
1000
2118 Rayburn
JOINT - House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Research and Development and Subcommittee on Procurement OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Ken Alibek, Chief Scientist, Hadron Inc. Panel 2 - Norman Rabkin, Director, National Security Preparedness Issues, GAO; Rear Adm. Richard A. Mayo, Vice Director for Medical Readiness, J-4, The Joint Staff; and Rear Adm. James D. MacArthur, Deputy Director, Strategy & Policy, J-5, The Joint Staff. Panel 3 - Hans Mark, Director, Defense Research & Engineering, DoD re: threat to U.S. forces posed by the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons. This hearing was originally scheduled for October 15, 1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR October 20, 1999 - LTC Abbott

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