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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

On Travel

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

On Leave

MEDIA EVENTS

10:00 a.m. Background Briefing on the Unified Command Plan

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 6, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Environmental Impact Statement for NMD Released
3 BT Management of Johnston Atoll Transfers to Pacific Air Forces
4 BT U.S. and the Republic of Azerbaijan Sign WMD Counterproliferation

Agreement

5 PA UCP Background Briefing

CONGRESSIONAL

10/7/1999
0900
2212 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Bill Lynn, USD (Comptroller); LTG Henry Glisson, DLA Commander, GEN John Coburn, AMC Commander, Gen. George T. Babbit, AFMC Commander, VADM Amerault, Deputy CNO (Logistics), and Maj. Gen. Gary McKissock, DCS/Install & Logistics, USMC re: spare parts and logistics funding shortages. The Committee is concerned that OSD is not distributing the allocated funds in a timely manner and want to discuss the adequacy of the impending FY00 budget and projections through FY02.
10/7/1999
0930
106 Dirksen
(222 Russell closed)
Senate Committee on Armed Services OPEN/ CLOSED Witnesses: TBD re: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)- the extent to which the stockpile stewardship adequately safeguards the U.S. ability to maintain safe and viable nuclear weapons. This is the third in a series of three hearings on CTBT the SASC will hold this week.
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TBD
419 Hart
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations OPEN/CLOSED Witnesses: (T) Madeline Albright, Secretary of State; Sen. John Warner, Chairman, Senate Armed Services Committee; outside witnesses TBD re: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
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1030
2118 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Research and Development OPEN/MAY CLOSE Witnesses: Mr. Stan Jakubiak, J-6; and Dr. Michael Bernardin, Los Alamos National Laboratories re: threats to U.S. civilian and military infrastructure from electromagnetic pulse attacks. This hearing was originally scheduled for March 12, 1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR OCTOBER 7, 1999 - LTC Campbell

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10/07/1999
Joint Forces Command Stand-Up Ceremony
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , Norfolk Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia


10/07/1999
UNIFIED COMMAND PLAN Secretary of Defense William Cohen today announced changes to the Unified Command Plan (UCP) that allocates responsibility among the nation's nine combatant commands.

The UCP provides guidance to all unified combatant commands; establishes their missions, responsibilities, and force...



10/07/1999
CTBT Demonstration at Prototype IDC The Defense Department will host a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) demonstration on Friday, Oct. 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. EDT at the prototype International Data Center (IDC) located at the Center for Monitoring Research (CMR) in Rosslyn, Va.

The prototype IDC, a data...



There are no Contracts available for 10/7/1999. Please see the Contracts overview page for more



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