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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

1:30 DoD News Briefing

Public Affairs Releases for February 16, 2000

1 BT Contracts for February 16, 2000
2 BT NAVY'S LIFELINES DELIVERY SYSTEM INITIATIVE WINS AWARD
3 BT DEFENSE AWARDS GIVEN FOR COMPETITIVE RESEARCH
4 BT POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THE NETHERLANDS ANNOUNCED
5 BT POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED
6 BT POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO FINLAND ANNOUNCED
7 PA Hamre Addresses U.S. - Canadian Defense Cooperation
8 TRNS DoD Special Briefing on "SUPER HORNET" Operation Evaluation Results
9 TRNS Secretary Cohen Joint News Conference with Minister Mosiuoa Lekota

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

2/17/2000
0930
2118 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services OPEN Witnesses: General Wesley K. Clark, USA, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. European Command (EUCOM) re: FY01 defense budget.
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0930
H-140 Capitol
House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense OPEN Witnesses: Rudy de Leon, Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness); and Dr. Sue Bailey, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) re: medical issues.
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1300
2212 Rayburn
CANCELLED - House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence OPEN Witnesses: (T) General Wilhelm, CINC SOUTHCOM; General McCaffery, ONDCP; John Gordon, Deputy Director of Intelligence, CIA; Randy Beers, Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics & Law Enforcement)and (T) Brian Sheridan, ASD SOLIC re: supplemental request for drug interdiction in Colombia.
2/17/2000
1000
210 Cannon
House Committee on the Budget OPEN Witnesses: Donald Mancuso, Deputy Inspector General, DoD; representatives from GAO; Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General; Department of Housing and Urban Development Inspector General; and Department of Education Inspector General re: oversight of high risk government programs.

DUTY OFFICER FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2000 - LT Gai

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02/17/2000
YEAR 2000 DACOWITS CIVILIAN MEMBERS SELECTED Secretary of Defense William Cohen has announced the selection of the Year 2000 appointees to the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The incoming members are:

Marene Nyberg Allison of South Orange, N.J. Paula Louise Brooks of Columbus, Ohio John...


02/17/2000
New Tri-service DiLorenzo TRICARE Clinic Grand Opening On February 22, at 10 a.m. EST, Dr. Sue Bailey, assistant secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, will host a Grand Opening ceremony of the new tri-service DiLorenzo TRICARE Health Clinic, located at the Pentagon's first floor, E ring, corridor 8, near the north parking entrance. Under...




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