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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Scheduled Meetings

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR APRIL 27, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Department of Defense Environmental Security Awards
3 BT General Officer Announcement -- Maj. Gen. Earl B. Hailston
4 BT General Officer Announcement -- Maj. Gen. Raymond P. Ayres, Jr.
5 BT General Officer Announcement -- Lt. Gen. John M. Keane
6 BT Secretary Cohen Announces Presidential Selected Reserve Call-Up
7 PA Force Protection Equipment Demonstration
8 PA Revised Full Honor Arrival and Joint Press Conference With MoD Israel
9 PA DoD Press Briefing on 27 Apr 99 at 2 p.m.
10 TRNS DoD News Briefing, April 27, 1999 - 2:00 p.m.
11 TRNS Joint Press Conference Secretary Cohen and Minister Arens of Israel

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. for Legislative Business.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
COMMITTEE ACTION
Time and place TBD The House Committee on Appropriations has tentatively scheduled an OPEN hearing to mark up the supplemental appropriations bill for operations in Kosovo. Witnesses TBD.
2:30 p.m.
342 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation and Federal Services will conduct an OPEN hearing on the Future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. Witnesses include Jeane K. Kirkpatrick, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Robert G. Joseph, Director, Center for Counter Proliferation Research; and John Rhinelander, Vice Chairman, The Arms Control Association.
10 a.m.
2118 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services will conduct an OPEN hearing on Military Operations in Yugoslavia. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
10 a.m.
192 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense will conduct an OPEN hearing on Fiscal 2000Appropriations for National Guard Programs. Witnesses include Lt. Gen. Russell C. Davis, Chief, National Guard Bureau; Maj. Gen. Roger Schultz, Director, Army National Guard; Maj. Gen. Paul A. Weaver, Director, Air National Guard.
9:30 a.m.
S-407 Capitol
The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will conduct a CLOSED hearing on Damage to the National Security from Alleged Chinese espionage at Energy Department Nuclear Weapons Laboratories. Witnesses: none from DoD.
3 p.m.
TBD
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will conduct a CLOSED hearing to mark up the Fiscal 2000 Intelligence Authorization Act. Witnesses: none from DoD.
10 a.m.
562 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics and Terrorism will conduct an OPEN hearing on Democracy and the Rule of Law in the Americas. Witnesses: None from DoD.

DUTY OFFICER FOR APRIL 28, 1999 - Maj Blazicko

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There are no Speeches available for 4/28/1999. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/28/1999
MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR MARCH 31, 1999 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The total numerical strength of the Armed Forces on March 31, 1999, was 1,369,918. This is a decrease of 6,139 from Feb. 28, 1999, and a decrease of 38,452 from March 31, 1998.

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



04/28/1999
Dr. Hamre to speak at American Bar Association Breakfast Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre will present breakfast remarks to the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security, Thursday, April 29, 1999, at the University Club, 1135 16th Street NW, Washington D.C. The event begins at 8 a.m. (EDT) and is open to media...


There are no Contracts available for 4/28/1999. Please see the Contracts overview page for more



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