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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meetings

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 28, 1999
1 BT Contracts
2 MFC Proposed FMS to Egypt - High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles
3 MFC Proposed FMS to Israel - M984A1/M985 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks
4 MFC Proposed FMS to Germany - Tornado Aircraft Training and Logistics Support
5 MFC Proposed FMS to Greece - F-16C/D 50+ Aircraft
6 MFC FMS to Netherlands - Logistics Support for F-16 Aircraft
7 MFC Proposed FMS to Denmark - Extended Range Rocket Pods
8 MFC Proposed FMS to Egypt - Gulfstream IV-SP Aircraft
9 MFC Proposed FMS to Republic of Korea - Multiple Launch Rocket Systems
10 MFC Proposed FMS to Norway - F-16 Block 60 or F-16 50+ Aircraft
11 TRNS DoD News Briefing - Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD PA
12 TRNS Secretary of Defense Cohen Press Conference in Amman, Jordan
13 TRNS Joint Press Conference with Secretary Cohen and Israeli Prime Minister Barak
CONGRESSIONAL
House The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business and may consider the following measures subject to a rule:

--HR 2260, The Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999.

--HR 1987, The Fair Access to Indemnity and Reimbursement Act.

--HR 3081, The Wage and Employment Growth Act.

--S 900, Financial Services Modernization Act Conference Report.

This is the target adjournment date.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain. Target adjournment date.
Committees
10/29/1999
1000
2154 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology OPEN Witnesses: Dr. Marvin Langston, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I (DCIO and Y2K); Joel Willemssen, Director, Civil Agencies Information System, GAO; John Spotila, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB; John Dyer, Principal Deputy, Social Security Administration; John Gilligan, Chief information Officer, DoE; Robert F. Albicker, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Systems, IRS; and Norman E. Lorentz, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Office, U.S. Postal Service re: Y2K readiness of the Federal government's business continuity and contingency plans.

DUTY OFFICER FOR October 29-31, 1999 - LTC Campbell

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