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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

12 p.m. (AKST) Addresses the Commonwealth North Speakers Forum in Anchorage, Alaska. The event is open to media coverage. For details, contact Duane Heyman, executive director for Commonwealth North, at (907) 276-1414.
7 p.m. (AKST) Presents remarks in honor of Alaska's military members at a Salute to the Military Dinner at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel in Anchorage. The event is open to media coverage. For details, contact Tom Morgan at (907) 552-9622.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE


Scheduled meetings.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 18, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 PA General Shelton Departs for Mideast Trip
3 TRNS DoD Press Briefing, February 18, 1999

CONGRESSIONAL:

The House and Senate are adjourned for the President's Day Recess, Feb. 13-21.

DUTY OFFICER FOR FEBRUARY 19-21, 1999 - Mr. Byers

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

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02/19/1999
Remarks at the Alaska Salute to the Armed Forces
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , Anchorage, Alaska


02/19/1999
DOD HAS NO OBJECTION TO PLANNED NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND AVONDALE INDUSTRIES MERGER; NOTES ACTION BY GENERAL DYNAMICS The Department of Defense today advised the Department of Justice (DoJ) Antitrust Division that, after completion of a thorough review, it has no objection to the proposed merger between Newport News Shipbuilding and Avondale Industries.

The Department's review was triggered when the...



02/19/1999
Hamre Remarks to Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre will present remarks on "Violence Among Nations: The Moral Responsibilities of a Democracy" Saturday at 3 p.m. (CST) at the closing session of the 11th Annual Peace Prize Forum, Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn. The event is open to media coverage. ...



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