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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 5-6, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT World War II MIA Remains Identified
3 BT Air Force Announces Force Structure Changes
4 BT Statement by U.S. Defense Secretary Cohen on the Death of His Highness Shaikh Isa, the Amir of Bahrain
5 PA Gen. Shelton Visits Europe

CONGRESSIONAL:

FLOOR ACTION:
HOUSE The House schedule is uncertain.
SENATE The Senate schedule is uncertain.
COMMITTEE ACTION:
Capodochino NSA, Naples, Italy The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness will conduct an OPEN FIELD HEARING on Readiness of U.S. Forces in Europe. Witnesses include: Maj. Gen. Larry Ellis, Commanding General, 1st Armored Division, USA, Bad Keuznach, Germany; Brig. Gen. John Casey, Commanding General, 7th Army Training Command, USA, Grafenwoehr, Germany; Vice Adm. Daniel Murphy, Commander, 6th Fleet, USN; Brig. Gen. Daniel Leaf, Commander, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, USAF; Lt. Gen. Peter Pace, Commander, USMC Forces, Atlantic, USMC; Brig. Gen. Eldon Bargewell, Commander, Special Operations Command, Europe; others TBA.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MARCH 8, 1999 - Ms. Irwin

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03/08/1999
MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 1999 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The total numerical strength of the Armed Forces on Jan. 31, 1999 was 1,379,756. This is a decrease of 1,278 from Dec. 31, 1998 and a decrease of 43,010 from Jan. 31, 1998.

These figures represent full-time military personnel comprising both regular and reserves on active duty and...



03/08/1999
Gen. Henry H. Shelton will depart for a scheduled visit to Europe Gen. Henry H. Shelton, U.S. Army, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Sunday, Mar. 7, 1999, for a scheduled visit to Europe. On Monday afternoon he will give an address, "The Transatlantic Commitment" at NATO's 50th Anniversary Conference hosted by...



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