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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 8, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 1999

CONGRESSIONAL:

FLOOR ACTION:
HOUSE The House is scheduled to meet at 10:30 a.m. (EST).
SENATE The Senate schedule is uncertain.
COMMITTEE ACTION:
9:30 a.m. (EST)
219 Hart
The Senate Committee on Armed Services will receive a CLOSED BRIEFING on Counter-Terrorism. Scheduled witnesses include Dr. John Hamre, Deputy Secretary of Defense and General Joseph Ralston, Vice Chairman, JCS. Note: there is a hearing on the same issue scheduled to begin at 1045.
10:45 a.m. (EST)
216 Hart
The Senate Committee on Armed Services will conduct an OPEN hearing on Counter-Terrorism. Scheduled witnesses include Dr. John Hamre, Deputy Secretary of Defense and General Joseph Ralston, Vice Chairman, JCS.
1 p.m. (EST)
2118 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Procurement will conduct an OPEN hearing on Ship Acquisition and Offshore Based Warfare. Scheduled witnesses include: Rear Adm. Michael G. Mullen, Director, Surface Warfare Division (N86), U.S. Navy; Dale Gerry, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Mine Warfare Programs, Research, Development and Acquisition; Michael Hammes, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Ship Programs, Research, Development and Acquisition; Maj. Gen. Dennis T. Krupp, Director of Expeditionary Warfare, Division (N85) Headquarters, USMC (other Marine Corps witnesses TBA); Jerry St. Pe, Chairman, Board American Shipbuilding Association.
2 p.m. (EST)
H-405 Capitol
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will conduct a CLOSED hearing on Operations and the Role and Performance of Intelligence in Operation Desert Fox. Scheduled witnesses include: Brig. Gen. Weber, EUCOM J-3; Brig. Gen. Schaffer, EUCOM J-2; Maj. Gen. Hailston, PACOM, J-5; RADM Ratliff, PACOM, J-2; Maj. Gen. Sandstrom, CENTCOM, J-3; Brig. Gen. Alexander, CENTCOM, J-2; Paul Johnson, Chief of Office of Military Affairs, DIA; representative from CIA.
2:30 p.m. (EST)
222 Russell
The Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces will conduct an OPEN hearing on Current and Future Directions in Military Space Programs, Policy and Management. Witnesses include Art Money, ASD (C3I); and General Ryan, Air Force Chief of Staff.
2 p.m. (EST)
419 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs will conduct an OPEN hearing on U.S. Policy Toward Iraq. Witnesses include Beth Jones, Principal Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs.
1 p.m. (EST)
2212 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Construction will conduct an OPEN hearing on Military Housing Privatization. Scheduled witnesses include: Randall Yim, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations; Mahlon Apgar, IV, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment; Duncan Holaday, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Facilities; Jimmy Dishner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MARCH 9, 1999 - Ms. Hansen

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03/09/1999
Today's DoD Press Briefing Cancelled In view of Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre's testimony today before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the regularly scheduled DoD Press Briefing is cancelled.




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