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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meeting

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

10:00 Background Briefing- Defense Authorization Bill
3:30 Defense Authorization Signing Ceremony

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 4, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 PA President Clinton's visit to the Pentagon

CONGRESSIONAL
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain

House
The House schedule is uncertain.
Committees
10/5/1999
0930
2118
Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services OPEN Witnesses: Gary Hart and Warren B. Rudman, Co-Chairmen, U.S.Commission on National Security in the 21st Century re: report issued by the U.S. Commission on National Security in the 21st Century.

DUTY OFFICER FOR October 5, 1999 - LCDR Cooper

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10/05/1999
Defense Authorization Bill Signing Ceremony
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, The Pentagon, Washington, DC


10/05/1999
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ANNOUNCES THE NAME OF NEWLY CHARTERED SEALIFT SHIP FOR U.S. AIR FORCE HERO Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig has announced that the owners of a commercial ship chartered to the Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) will rename a vessel for a U.S. Air Force Medal of Honor recipient.

The ship will be named MV MAJ. BERNARD F. FISHER in honor of Air...



10/05/1999
Secretary Cohen to speak at USACOM Re-designation ceremony Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will be the keynote speaker at the Re-designation ceremony and name change of United States Atlantic Command (USACOM) to the United States Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) at 2:45 p.m. EDT, Thursday, October 7, 1999. Gen. Hugh Shelton, Chairman, Joint Chiefs...



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