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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

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DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

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MEDIA EVENTS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 21, 1999
1 BT Contracts
2 BT FY 99 Safety Stats
3 TRNS DoD News Briefing - Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD PA
4 TRNS USIA Foreign Press Center Briefing - Kenneth H. Bacon
5 TRNS Secretary Cohen Press Conference at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE
CONGRESSIONAL
Committees
House The House is scheduled to meet at 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business and may 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
10/22/1999
0930
116 Hart
Senate Committee on Armed Services OPEN/ MAY CLOSE Witnesses: General Charles Wilhelm, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command; Brian Sheridan, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict; and Peter F. Romero, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs re: Chinese shipping company operations in the Panama Canal zone. This hearing was scheduled for 10/7/1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR October 22-24, 1999 - LTC Begines

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10/22/1999
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ASSIGNS NEW SHIP NAME Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig has announced his decision to name the 39th ship of the Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, "MUSTIN."

The MUSTIN (DDG 89) will honor the Mustin family who have recorded a rich and honorable tradition of naval service. This...



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