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1:30 DoD News Briefing

Public Affairs Releases for February 14, 2000

1 BT Contracts for February 14, 2000
3 PA Navy Announces F/A - 18E/F OPEVAL Results
4 PA Press Conference in Marrakech Morocco
5 TRNS Press Conference in Marrakech Morocco


House The House is scheduled to consider the following bills from February 15-17:

--HR 2086, Networking and Information Technology Research and
Development Act (under an open rule)

--HR2366, Small Business Liability Reform Act (subject to a rule)

--HR 1987, Fair Access to Indemnity and Reimbursement Act (subject
to a rule)
Senate The Senate has recessed for the President's Day District Work Period (11-22).


B-300 Rayburn
House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction OPEN Witnesses: Mr. William Lynn, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) re: overview of the FY01 military construction budget.
2247 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Drug Policy OPEN Witnesses: General McCaffrey, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); Ana Maria Salazar, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support; General Charles E. Wilhelm, USMC, CINC, USSOUTHCOM; Rand Beers, Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics & Law Enforcement); and Donnie Marshall, Acting Administrator, DEA re: the narcotics crisis in Columbia.


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There are no Speeches available for 2/15/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

1999 TOP 100 CONTRACTORS REPORT RELEASED The Department of Defense announced today that the fiscal year 1999 report of "100 Companies Receiving the Largest Dollar Volume of Prime Contract Awards (Top 100)" is now available on the World Wide Web. The web site address for locating this publication and other DoD contract statistics is: ...

AF Secretary Addresses Congressional Power Breakfast Secretary of the Air Force F. Whitten Peters will be the featured speaker at this year's first Aerospace Power Breakfast Seminar Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, at 8 a.m. in Rayburn House Office Building, Room B339.

Peters will discuss the Air Force's fiscal 2001 budget submission, the...

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn

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