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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Scheduled Meeting

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meeting

Media Events

9:45 Honor Cordon for Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan

Public Affairs Releases for December 16, 1999

1 BT Contracts for December 16, 1999
2 BT Military Strength Figures for October 31, 1999
3 BT DEFENSE ISSUES FINAL STATUS REPORT ON Y2K PREPARATIONS
4 MFC Remains from Makin Island Repatriated
5 MFC Naval Reserve Rear Admiral (Upper Half) Nominations
6 MFC USMC Maj. Gen. List
7 MFC Navy CAPT Michael F. Lohr Nomination
8 PA Honor Cordon for MoD of Kazakhstan
9 TRNS DoD News Briefing - Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD PA
10 TRNS Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre briefing on Y2K

Congressional

House Reconvene on January 24, 2000
Senate Reconvene on January 24, 2000

Committees

DUTY OFFICER FOR DECEMBER 17-19, 1999- COL Darley

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12/17/1999
CNO CONFIRMS NAVY IS Y2K READY The Chief of Naval Operations has released a statement saying he is "optimistic that there will be no significant problems for the Navy with Y2K." In the message, Adm. Jay L. Johnson outlines what the Navy has accomplished and what to expect as the year 2000 starts.

Johnson says the...



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