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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

1450 Honor Cordon and Photo Op w/ SecDef Cohen and MoD Richard of the France Republic

Public Affairs Releases for February 22, 2000

1 BT Contracts for February 22, 2000
2 BT AFRICA CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES TO HOLD PROGRAM REVIEW CONFERENCE
3 BT PENTAGON OPENS FIRST TRICARE CLINIC
4 PA ACSS Program Planning Conference
5 PA Honor Cordon/Media Availability for MoD France
6 PA DoD Quality of Life Technology Symposium 2000
7 TRNS DoD News Briefing - Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD PA

Congressional

House The House is in recess for President's Day from February 19-28.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.

Committees

2/23/2000
0930
192 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense OPEN Witnesses: Dr. John Hamre, Deputy Secretary of Defense; and Bill Lynn, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) re: FY01 defense budget overview.

DUTY OFFICER FOR FEBRUARY 23, 2000 - LTC Campbell

Pager Number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 405-4715

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02/23/2000
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO FIX HOUSING ALLOWANCE GAP Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that many soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines will get an unexpected increase in their Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates as a result of his decision to restore the allowance to 1999 rates in areas where the 2000 BAH rates had been...


02/23/2000
Honor cordon for President of Azerbaijani Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome President Heydar Aliyev, of the Azerbaijani Republic, to the Pentagon at 3:55 p.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There will not be...





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