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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

1:30 DoD News Briefing, Background briefing immediately following on Secretary Cohen's South America trip.
12:25 Honor Cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Sukhumbhand Boribatra, Kingdom of Thailand
11:00 Honor Cordon to welcome Minister of Defense Edmundo Perez Yomo, Republic of Chile
PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR NOVEMBER 8, 1999
1 BT Contracts
2 PA SECDEF Speech at SMU
3 PA SECDEF Speech at Cheney Dinner
4 PA Honor cordon for Deputy MoFA of Thailand
5 PA Honor cordon for MoD of Chile
6 PA Backgrounder - SECDEF trip to South America
CONGRESSIONAL
House The House schedule is uncertain.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
Committees
11/9/1999
1000
2154 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans' Affairs, and International Relations OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Dr. Sue Bailey, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs); Dr. William Raub, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Services (Science Policy); and John Spotila, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB. Panel 2 - Arthur Caplan, Ph.D., Director, Center for Bio-Ethics, University of Pennsylvania; and Dr. Charles McCarthy, Ph.D. re: Federal policies governing the administration of investigative new drugs (IND) to U.S. military personnel and to discuss the adequacy of the safeguards and protections contained in Executive Order 13139, dated September 30, 1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR November 9, 1999 - LTC Sivigny

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11/10/1999
John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Dallas, Texas


11/10/1999
RESERVE HEALTH CARE BENEFITS, ENTITLEMENTS STUDY REPORTSENT TO CONGRESS Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen has sent a report to Congress on Nov. 8, 1999 that recommends sweeping changes in the statutes and policies covering health care benefits and entitlements for members of the National Guard and Reserve.

The study contains 14 recommendations to...



11/10/1999
Background Briefing at 11:00 a.m. on Army Readiness At 11 a.m. EDT today there will be a background briefing by senior Defense and military officials in the DoD Briefing Studio, Room 2E781 of the Pentagon, on the subject of Army readiness.




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