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Scheduled Meetings


Scheduled Meetings


1 BT Contracts
2 BT Secretary of Defense Establishes Reserve Component Web Security Cell
3 PA Secretary of Defense to Provide Update on Defense Reform Initiative, Mar. 1, 1999
4 PA Press Briefings on Dr. Warner's Recent Visit to Russia, Exercise Kernal Blitz
5 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Thursday, February 25, 1999


10 a.m.
Nellis AFB, Nev.
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness visits Nellis AFB, Nev., to conduct an OPEN field hearing on Operational Training at Nellis AFB, Nev. Scheduled witnesses include: Maj. Gen. Glen W. Moorhead, III, Commander, Air Warfare Center, ACC; Bill Solis, GAO; Commander, Army National Training Center; Commander, Air Warfare Center, Nellis AFB; Commander, Navy Strike and Air Warfare Center, Fallon NAS; Commander, USMC Training, Twenty-Nine Palms, CA; Commander, 7th Army Training Command, Grafenwohr, Germany; Commander, Ft. Polk and Joint Readiness Training Center, LA; and other Service representatives.
8: a.m.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Calif.
The Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces visits the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., to conduct as OPEN field hearing on the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons program, President Clinton's defense authorization request for Fiscal 2000, and the future years defense program. Witnesses include: Panel 1 -- Victor H. Reis, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Defense Programs. Panel 2 -- C. Paul Robinson, Director, Sandia National Laboratories; C. Bruce Tarter, Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; John C. Browne, Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Karen K. Clegg, Manager, Kansas City Plant; Adm. F. P. Gustavson, U.S. Navy (retired) and Manager, Y-12 Plant; William A. Weinreich, Manager, Pantex Plant; Ambrose L. Schwallie, Manager, Savannah River.


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