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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

Public Affairs Releases for February 15, 2000

1 BT Contracts for February 15, 2000
2 BT "SUPER HORNET" OPERATIONAL EVALUATION RESULTS ANNOUNCED
3 BT DoD Announces 25th Round of Overseas Base Closures
4 BT 1999 TOP 100 CONTRACTORS REPORT RELEASED
5 PA AF Secretary Addresses Congressional Power Breakfast
6 TRNS DoD News Briefing - Rear Admiral Craig Quigley, DASD PA

Congressional

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).

Committees

2/16/2000
1400
2118 Rayburn
JOINT - House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Procurement and the Subcommittee on Research and Development OPEN Witnesses: Lt. Gen. Robert T. Kadish, Director, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization re: ballistic missile defense programs.
2/16/2000
1000
2118 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services CLOSED Witnesses: George J. Tenet, Director, Central Intelligence Agency; and Vice Adm. Thomas R. Wilson, USN, Director Defense Intelligence Agency re: worldwide threats.
2/16/2000
0930
B-300 Rayburn
House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction OPEN Witnesses: Sgt. Major Robert E. Hall, Army; James Herdt, Master Chief Petty Officer, Navy; Sgt. Major Alfred L. McMichael, USMC; and Chief Master Sgt. Frederick J. Finch, AF re: quality of life issues.
2/16/2000
0930
H-140 Capitol
House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense CLOSED Witnesses: General Keane, Vice Chief of Staff, USA; General Lyles, Vice Chief of Staff, USAF; Admiral Pilling, Vice CNO; and General Dake, Assistant CMC, USMC re: FY01 military readiness budget.
2/16/2000
1000
2247 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations OPEN Witnesses: General Charles Cunningham, Director, Defense Security Service; Gen. Larry Welch, Chairman, Joint Security Commission; Carol Shuster, Associate Director, National Security International Affairs Division, GAO; and Rod Ragan, Senior Evaluator, National Security International Affairs Division, GAO re: the major performance and management challenges confronting the Defense Security Service (DSS), determine the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the operation of the agency, and determine if the agency is meeting performance and accountability measurements and goals under the Government Performance and Results Act.

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02/16/2000
NAVY'S LIFELINES DELIVERY SYSTEM INITIATIVE WINS AWARD The Government Information Technology Services (GITS) Board, Center of Excellence for Information Technology (CEIT), has selected the Navy's LIFELines Quality of Life (QOL) Support Services Delivery System Initiative as one of ten CEIT 2000 Award winners. The award honors organizations that have...


02/16/2000
Hamre Addresses U.S. - Canadian Defense Cooperation Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre travels to Alberta, Canada, on Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, to deliver two speeches on U.S.-Canadian defense cooperation.

At noon MST, Hamre will attend a meeting of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce to present remarks on National Missile Defense and...





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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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