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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Scheduled Meetings

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

On Travel

MEDIA EVENTS

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 29, 2000

1 BT Contracts for February 29, 2000
2 BT SecNav Names Destroyer to Honor WWII African American Hero
3 BT COMBAT EVALUATION IDENTIFICATION EXERCISE DRAWS

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4 BT STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN
5 PA Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen travels to Texas
6 PA Deputy Secretary Hamre's Trip to Europe
7 TRANS Special Briefing on Chemical Protective Suits
8 TRANS DoD News Briefing - Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD PA

CONGRESSIONAL

3/1/2000
0930
2212 Rayburn
House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense OPEN Witnesses: William S. Cohen, Secretary of Defense; and General Hugh Shelton, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff re: FY 2001 defense budget request. This is a high priority hearing.
3/1/2000
1300
2118 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Research and Development OPEN Witnesses: Dr. Jacques Gansler, Undersecretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Dr. Dolores Etter, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Science and Technology); and Dr. Fernandez, Director, DARPA re: defense-wide research and development
programs.
3/1/2000
0930
216 Hart
Senate Committee on Armed Services OPEN Witnesses: General Michael E. Ryan, Air Force Chief of Staff; General Eric K. Shinseki, Army Chief of Staff; Admiral Jay L. Johnson, CNO; and General James L. Jones, Commandant, USMC re: FY01 defense budget.
3/1/2000
1000
2212 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Mr. Neal Curtin, Associate Director, National Security Preparedness Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division, GAO; and Ms. Brenda S. Farrell, Assistant Director, National Security Preparedness Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division, GAO. Panel 2 - Randall Yim, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations); Mgen Robert L. Van Antwerp, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff (Installations and Housing), USA; RADM. Louis M. Smith, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Chief, Navy Civil Engineers, USN; MGen Earnest O. Robbins II, The Civil Engineer, USAF; and MGen Harold Mashburn, Jr., Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff (Installations and Logistics), USMC re: proposed and past real property maintenance funding, adequacy of funding to maintain base quality of life infrastructure, and methods used in determining real property requirements and backlogs.
3/1/2000
1400
192 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense OPEN Witnesses: Richard Danzig, Secretary of the Navy, ADM Jay Johnson, Chief Naval Operations, and General James Jones, Commandant, USMC re: the FY01 Navy and USMC budget.
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1400
222 Russell
Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities OPEN/ MAY CLOSE Witnesses: Mr. Art Money, ASD (C3I); Gen Eberhart, CINC NORAD, Commander AFSPACECOM and USCINCSPACE; MGen Thomas Goslin, USSPACECOM/J-3; Mike Vattis, Director of National Information Protection Center (NIPC); and MGen Campbell, Commander, Joint Task Force Communications Network Security re: information operations.
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1045
419 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations OPEN Witnesses: Thomas Dine, President, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; and Peter Bouckaert, Investigator, Human Rights Watch re: the conduct of the Russian army in the war in Chechnya.

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03/01/2000
NEW POLICY ON COMMERCIAL SECURITY PRODUCTS ANNOUNCED The National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Committee (NSTISSC) has issued new guidance for acquisition of commercially available security products for national security systems across the U.S. government. Commercial off-the-shelf products for information assurance...


03/01/2000
Secretary Cohen Welcomes Minister Scharping to the Pentagon Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will welcome Minister of Defense Rudolf Scharping, of the Federal Republic of Germany, to the Pentagon at 7 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 1, 2000, on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

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