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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Visiting Bahrain.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Visiting Colorado.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR MARCH 4, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT AFRTS to Broadcast Exclusive Presidential Interview for U.S. Troops
3 BT DoD Expands Disaster Support for Hurricane-Stricken Countries
4 MFC DoD Observance of National Women's History Month
5 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Thursday, March 4, 1999 - 1:40 p.m.

CONGRESSIONAL:

FLOOR ACTION:
HOUSE The House is not scheduled to meet.
SENATE The Senate schedule is uncertain.
COMMITTEE ACTION:
9:30 a.m.
222 Russell
The Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities will conduct an OPEN hearing on Emerging Threats to U.S. National Security. Scheduled witnesses include: Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Robert F. Elsworth, former Deputy Secretary of Defense; Gen. Charles G. Boyd, Executive Director, National Security Study Group; and Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., Executive Director, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MARCH 5-7, 1999 - LCDR Sutherland

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03/05/1999
WORLD WAR II MIA REMAINS IDENTIFIED The remains of three American servicemen missing in action from World War II have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial in the United States.

They are identified as Maj. Frank H. Blakey, Millbrook, Ala.; 2nd Lt. John S. McConnon, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Tech....



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