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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

1330 Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will Host Honor Cordon to Welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Habib Ben Yahia of the Republic of Tunisia.

Public Affairs Releases for February 24, 2000

1 BT Contracts for February 24, 2000
2 BT Report Probes Risks of Carc Paint Exposure to Gulf War Veterans
3 BT Gulf War Fox Tapes 'Definitely' Do Not Show Positive Chemical Warfare Agents
4 BT Information Paper Addresses DoD Planning Methodology for Gulf War Air Campaign
5 PA Announcement of Embargoed Release and Article for Feb. 25
6 PA Honor cordon for MoFA of Tunisia
7 PA DoD Briefing - Time Change
8 TRNS DoD News Briefing - 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

2/25/2000
1100
Grissom AFB, IN
FIELD HEARING - House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Personnel OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Retired Military Personnel: Col. Joseph Ryan, USA (Ret.);Senior Master Sgt. David Curl, USAF (Ret.); Master Sgt. Ted Huff, USAF (Ret.); and Maj. Ross Morkal, USAF (Ret.). Panel 2 - representatives from local healthcare provider to be announced. Panel 3 - TRICARE Representatives: Brig. Gen. Joseph E. Kelley, USAF, Lead Agent Region 5, TRICARE; Mr. Raymond L. Mouse, Regional Vice President, Alliance. Panel 4 - Active Guard and Reserve Personnel to be announced re: TRICARE for the Active Guard and Reserve and retired personnel. This hearing is will be held at Grissom AFB, IN, Building 325, Consolidated Club, Liberator Street.
+2/25/2000
1000
419 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics and Terrorism OPEN Witnesses: Brian Sheridan, Assistant Secretary of Defense (SOLIC); Rand Beers, Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics & Law Enforcement); Michael Skol, former U.S. Ambassador to Colombia; and Jose Miguel Vivanco, Executive Director, Americans Division, Human Rights Watch re: Colombian anti-drug funding.

DUTY OFFICER FOR FEBRUARY 25-27, 2000 - Mr Kout

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02/25/2000
KOREAN WAR 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION ANNOUNCED A wreath layings and opening ceremonies on June 25, 2000, will be the first in a series of events for the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration.

The commemoration, authorized by Congress and conducted by DoD, will thank and honor Korean War veterans and their families;...



02/25/2000
Armed Forces Tribute and Welcoming Ceremony Honors Gens. Ralston and Myers Gen. Joseph W. Ralston and Gen. Richard B. Myers will be honored at a tribute and welcoming ceremony on Tues., Feb. 29, 2000, at Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Va., at 10:30 a.m. EST. The Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H. Shelton, will co-host...



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