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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Visiting Middle East.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR MARCH 11, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT AF General Officer Announcement - New Vice Commander for Air Force Space Command
3 BT AF General Officer Announcement - Lord Nominated for Air University Post
4 BT AF General Officer Announcement - Air University Commander to Retire
5 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Thursday, March 11, 1999

CONGRESSIONAL:

FLOOR ACTION:
HOUSE The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m.
SENATE The Senate schedule is uncertain.
COMMITTEE ACTION:
10 a.m.
211 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Research and Development will conduct an OPEN hearing on Threats to U.S. Civilian and Military Infrastructure from Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks. Witnesses TBD.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MARCH 12-15, 1999 - Mr. Kilgallen

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03/12/1999
Presentation to Israeli Defense Force Rescue Team
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , Israeli Ministry of Defense Tel Aviv, Israel


03/12/1999
TANDEM THRUST '99 A combined U.S. and Australian military training exercise called Tandem Thrust 99 will be conducted on Guam and in the Mariana Islands chain from March 15 to Apr. 4 , 1999. Tandem Thrust 99 is a U.S. Pacific Command (USCINCPAC)- sponsored joint task force training exercise.

The...



03/12/1999
Honor Cordon For NATO Secretary General Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome NATO Secretary General Javier Solana to the Pentagon at 2:30 p.m. (EST), Monday, March 15, 1999.

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

There will not be a media...




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