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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

12:40 DoD's role in the 21st Century, 1999 Institute of Foreign Policy Analysis, Washington, D.C.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

9:30 Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense and Aviation Prince Sultan bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2:00 DoD News Briefing
4:15 Honor Cordon to welcome NATO Secretary General Lord George Robertson
PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR NOVEMBER 1, 1999
1 BT Contracts
2 BT DISCUSSIONS ON NAVAL TRAINING RANGE IN VIEQUES CONTINUE
3 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - BRIG. GEN. BRUCE M.
LAWLOR
4 BT New Ship Named in Honor of Senator Chafee
5 BT Nuclear Weapons Security Assessment and Training Center Opens
6 PA Arrival Ceremony for NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson
7 PA Full Honor Arrival for Prince Sultan of Saudi Arabia
8 PA SecDef and DepSecDef speech to IFPA-Fletcher Conference
CONGRESSIONAL
House The House is schedule to meet at 9:00 a.m. for Morning Hour and 10:00 a.m. for
Legislative Business. The Chamber may consider the following 13 bills Under
Suspensions:

--HConRes 213, Encouraging the Secretary of Education, State and Local
Educational Agencies to promote financial literacy training.

--HRes 59, Sense of the House that the U.S. remains committed to NATO.

--HR 2105, Drug Kingpins Bankruptcy Act of 1999.

--HR 2513, to acquire a building located in Terre Haute, IN.

--HR 3137, to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to provide for training
of individuals a President-elect intends to nominate as Department heads or appoint
to key positions in the Executive Office of the President.

--HRes 324, Supporting National Civility Week, Inc. in its efforts to restore civility,
honesty, integrity, and respectful consideration in the United States.

--HR 170, Honest in Sweepstakes Act of 1999.

--S 468, Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 1999.

--HConRes 193, Expressing the support of Congress for activities to increase public
participation in the Decennial Census.

--HJRes 46, Conferring status of an Honorary Veteran of the US Armed Forces on
Zachary Fisher.

--HR 1801, Antitrust Technical Corrections Act of 1999.

--HR 441, Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1999.

--HConRes 199, Sense of the Congress that prayers and invocations at public school
sporting events contribute to the moral foundation of our nation and urging the
Supreme Court to uphold their constitutionality.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
Committees

DUTY OFFICER FOR November 2, 1999 - LTC Van de Steeg

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11/02/1999
Fletcher Conference on Strategic Responsiveness
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Marriott Metro Central Hotel, Washington, DC


11/02/1999
NEW DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY DIRECTOR NAMED Air Force Major General Robert J. Courter, Jr., has been selected today to be the next director of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) today. John McGowan, the agency's chief operating officer, will be promoted to serve as the chief executive officer.

"Gen. Courter and John McGowan...

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Secretary Cohen Speaks at the National Women's Law Center Annual Dinner Secretary of Defense Williams S. Cohen will make remarks to the National Women's Law Center Annual Dinner honoring Army Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, in the Ballroom of the Washington Hilton and Towers Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington D.C., at 6:45 p.m. EST on Nov. 3. This event is open...




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