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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, May 25, 1999

TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meetings

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES

2 p.m.* DoD daily press briefing on U.S. participation in NATO Operation Allied Force, Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781.
3:30 p.m. Maj. Gen. Peter Franklin, deputy director for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, will conduct a briefing in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781, on the preliminary results of today's Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system test.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR MAY 24, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT New Open Forum for National Security Study Group
3 MFC THAAD'S 10TH Test Flight Scheduled for Tuesday, May 25
4 PA THAAD Briefing, May 25, 1999
5 PA DASD (EO) Leftwich to Represent DoD in Sec. State Forum May 25
6 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Monday, May 24, 1999

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is schedule to meet at 9 a.m. for morning debate; 10 a.m. for Legislative Business. The House is expected this week to begin debate on the fiscal 2000 Defense Authorization Bill.
Senate The Senate is expected to continue debate on S. 1059, the fiscal 2000 Defense Authorization Bill.
HEARINGS
2:30 p.m.
216 Hart
The Senate Committee on Appropriations will conduct an OPEN/MAY CLOSE hearing to markup the fiscal 2000 defense appropriations bill. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
1 p.m.
H-405 Capitol
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will conduct a CLOSED hearing on allegations that the CIA is involved in drug trafficking in California. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
2 p.m.
H-405 Capitol
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will conduct a CLOSED hearing on intelligence matters. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
The Senate Committee on Science and Transportation have POSTPONED an OPEN hearing originally set for today to discuss S. 798, a bill to promote electronic commerce by encouraging and facilitating the use of encryption in interstate commerce consistent with the protection of national security, and for other purposes. No DoD witnesses were scheduled to appear.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MAY 25, 1999 - Mr. Kilgallen

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