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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meetings.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

8 a.m. (EDT) Presents remarks at a Defense Reform Discussion with Members of Congress hosted by the National Defense University (NDU) and NDU Foundation at the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street SE, Washington, D.C. The event is open to media coverage. For more information contact Peter Huessy at (202) 685-2208 or 3706.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR MAY 12, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 MFC Navy and Air Force Call Up 2,171 Airmen and Sailors, 33 Aircraft for Active Duty
3 PA Hinton Press Conference on JTF Shining Hope
4 PA Allied Force Update Briefing Rescheduled to 4 p.m.
5 PA Hamre Participates in Defense Reform Discussion
6 PA Press Briefing, Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 3:30 p.m. with SecDef Cohen & Gen. Shelton
7 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Wednesday, May 12, 1999, 4:20 p.m.

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is scheduled to meet at 9:00 a.m. and recess immediately for former Members' Association Annual meeting. Following the meeting, the House will convene or Legislative Business at approximately 10:00 a.m.
11 a.m.
2118 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Personnel will conduct an OPEN/ MAY CLOSE hearing to markup HR 1401, a bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2000 and 2001 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal years 2000 to 2001, and for other purposes. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
1:30 p.m.
2212 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness will conduct an OPEN/ MAY CLOSE hearing to markup HR 1401, a bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2000 and 2001 for military activities of the Department of Defense. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
10 a.m.
2172 Rayburn
The House Committee on International Relations will conduct an OPEN hearing on pending legislation regarding diplomatic initiatives to end the conflict in Yugoslavia. Witnesses include Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA). No witnesses from DoD are scheduled to appear.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MAY 13, 1999 - Lt Col Sivigny

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05/13/1999
Defense Reform Initiative Breakfast
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre, National Defense University


05/13/1999
REMAINS OF U. S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA Remains believed to be those of six American soldiers will be repatriated from North Korea across the demilitarized zone at Panmunjom Friday morning, Korea time.

A joint U.S.-North Korean team operating in Kujang County along the Chong Chon river, 100 miles north of Pyongyang for the...



05/13/1999
Friday's Allied Force Press Briefing with Gen. Jumper The daily DoD press briefing on U.S. contributions to NATO Operation Allied Force on Friday, May 14, 1999, will begin at 2 p.m. (EDT) in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781.

In addition to the regular briefings, Air Force Gen. John P. Jumper, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and...





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