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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Travelling to Europe

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE


Scheduled Meetings.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 3, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT DoD Seeks Additional Industry Partnerships on Leading Edge Technologies

CONGRESSIONAL:

9:30 a.m. (EST)
2118 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services will conduct a CLOSED hearing on Threats to National Security. Witnesses scheduled to testify include John Gannon, Chairman, National Intelligence Council; Robert Walpole, representative, National Intelligence Officer for Strategic and Nuclear Programs; Ben Bonk, representative, National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia; Barry Lowenkron, representative, National Intelligence Officer for Europe; Mary Tighe, representative, National Intelligence Officer for East Asia.
9:30 a.m. (EST)
222 Russell
The Senate Committee on Armed Services will conduct a CLOSED hearing the begin markup of S. 257, a bill to state the policy of the U.S. regarding the deployment of a missile defense capable of defending the territory of the U.S. against limited ballistic missile attack. No DoD witnesses.
10 a.m. (EST)
192 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary will conduct an OPEN hearing on U.S. Efforts to Counter Terrorist Threats. Witnesses scheduled to testify include Janet Reno, Attorney General, Department of Justice; Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State; and Louis Freeh, Director, FBI. No DoD witnesses.
10 a.m. (EST)
2253 Rayburn
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will conduct an OPEN hearing on U.S. Coast Guard Expenditures. No DoD witnesses.

DUTY OFFICER FOR FEBRUARY 4, 1999 - Mr. Turner

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There are no Speeches available for 2/4/1999. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/04/1999
SECOND FORCE PROTECTION DEMONSTRATION ANNOUNCED The second Force Protection Equipment Demonstration will be held May 3-6, 1999, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. The first such event occurred in September 1997. The event's purpose is to identify and demonstrate material solutions to force protection challenges. The event is sponsored by the...


02/04/1999
DoD National African American History Month Celebration The Department of Defense will host its observance of National African American History Month on Monday, Feb. 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. (EST) at the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070.

The keynote speaker will be Army Lt. Gen. Joe N. Ballard, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of...





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