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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Travelling in Africa

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE


Scheduled meetings.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 10, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT General Shelton Receives Intrepid Freedom Award
3 BT Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative Awards Announced

CONGRESSIONAL:

10 a.m. (EST)
334 Cannon
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs will conduct an OPEN hearing on the Fiscal 2000 Budget Proposal for the Department of Veterans Affairs. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
1 p.m. (EST)
2118 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Procurement will conduct an OPEN hearing on Emerging Unconventional Threats and Protection Equipment and Countermeasure Devices Available to Members of the U.S. Armed Forces.. Witnesses scheduled to testify include: Lt. Gen. Paul J. Kern, Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition, USA; Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Resources, Warfare Requirements and Assessments; Lt. Gen. John E. Rhodes, Commander, USMC Combat Development Command; Lt. Gen. Gregory S. Martin, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, USAF; Rear Admiral Lowell E. Jacoby, Director of Naval Intelligence; Patrick Neary, Senior Executive Analyst and Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, USA; Michael Decker, Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, USMC.
2 p.m. (EST)
H-405 Capitol
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will conduct a CLOSED hearing on U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
2 p.m. (EST)
2167Rayburn
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will conduct an OPEN hearing to examine the Coast Guard and Federal Maritime Commission Fiscal 2000 Budget Proposal. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.

DUTY OFFICER FOR FEBRUARY 11, 1999 - LT Gai

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02/11/1999
Air Force Privatization Contract To Be Announced Feb. 12, 1999 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition and Management Darleen Druyun will announce the results of the San Antonio Propulsion Business Area Public/Private Competition at a press briefing on Friday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. (EST) in the Pentagon Briefing Studio, Room 2E781....




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