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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

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DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Schedule Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

DoD News Briefing
PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 25, 1999
BT Contracts
BTStatement by Secretary Cohen on the Passing of Senator John H. Chaffe
BT NORTH KOREA REPATRIATES REMAINS TO DOD DELEGATION
TRNS Secretary Cohen Press Briefing, Bright Star Exercise, El-Omayid, Egypt
CONGRESSIONAL

The Senate schedule is uncertain.
Senate Committee on Armed Services OPEN Witnesses: General Hugh Shelton, Chairman, JSC; GEN Eric Shinseki, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; ADM Jay L. Johnson, Chief of Naval Operations; GEN James Jones, Commandant, USMC; GEN Michael E. Ryan, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force re: readiness of U.S. forces.
House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Gen. John P. Jumper, CINC, U.S. Air Forces, Europe; Vice Adm. Daniel Murphy, Jr. Commander, 6th Fleet, USN; Brig. Gen. Robert Flanagan, Deputy Commander, II Marine Expeditionary Force, USMC. Panel 2 - Gen. Charles Robertson, CINC U.S. Transportation Command; Lt. Gen. John W. Handy, Deputy Chief of Staff (Installations and Logistics), USAF; and Vice Adm. James Amerault, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics) re: military activities in support of Operation Allied Force. The Subcommittee is interested in witness' accounts of the problems encountered, lessons learned, and reconstitution efforts from this large-scale military operation.
House Committee on International Relations OPEN Witnesses: none from DoD re: to mark up H.R. 1838, a bill to assist in the enhancement of the security of Taiwan, and for other purposes.
Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Henry L. Hinton, Assistant comptroller General, GAO. Panel 2 - Randall A. Yim, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations; Maj. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp, Assistant Chief of Staff, Installations Management, USA; Rear Adm. Michael W. Shelton, Deputy Chief, Naval Operations Facilities and Engineering Division, USN; Maj. Gen. Earnest O. Robbins II, Civil Engineer, USAF; Maj. Gen. Gary S. McKissock, Deputy Chief of Staff, Installations and Logistics, USMC re: DoD policy regarding real property maintenance management program governing maintenance of historic homes and senior officers' quarters

DUTY OFFICER FOR October 26, 1999 - Ms Hansen

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