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10 a.m. Testifies before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense on the Fiscal 2000 Defense Budget.


Scheduled Meetings.


1 BT Contracts
2 PA No DoD Press Briefing, Tuesday, May 11, 1999
3 PA Cohen Statement on Embassy Bombing, Intelligence Assessment
4 TRNS Secretary of Defense Cohen's News Briefing on Chinese Embassy Bombing
5 TRNS Background Briefing on Chinese Embassy Strike


House The House is scheduled to meet at 12:30 p.m. for Morning Hour; 2:00 p.m. for Legislative Business. No recorded votes are expected before 6:00 p.m. The following bills may be considered under suspension of the rules:
1) H.R. 1183, Fastener Quality Act Amendments Act of 1999
2) H.R. 209, Technology Transfer Commercialization Act of 1999
3) H.R. 1550, Fire Administration Authorization Act of 1999
4) H.Res. ___, Honoring and Recognizing Slain Peace Officers.
2 p.m.
2123 Rayburn
The House Committee on Commerce, Subcommittee on Telecommunication Trade and Consumer Protection will conduct an OPEN hearing on Reform of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Witnesses include Col. Richard Skinner, Principal Director, C3ISR& Space Systems.
SC-5 Capitol
House and Senate Conferees are scheduled to meet in a CLOSED session regarding H.R. 1141, a bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, and for other purposes.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MAY 11, 1999 - LTC Campbell

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN ABOUT MILITARY SPOUSE DAY I am pleased to designate Friday, May 14, 1999, as Military Spouse Day. Each year, since 1984, the Services have set aside a special day to recognize the innumerable contributions of military spouses. These women and men face many challenges as they manage the unique demands military life places...

Honor Cordon for MoD Croatia Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of National Defense Pavao Miljavac, of the Republic of Croatia, to the Pentagon at 2 p.m. (EDT), Wednesday, May 12, 1999.

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

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