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Scheduled Meetings.


Scheduled Meetings.


2 p.m. DoD daily press briefing on U.S. participation in NATO Operation Allied Force, Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781.


1 BT Contracts
2 BT Air Force Begins "Stop Loss"
3 BT Secretary Of Defense Cohen Remarks, Commencement Address, U.S. Naval Academy
4 PA Background Briefing by USAF Senior Officers, Stop Loss.
5 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Wednesday, May 26, 1999 - 2:05 p.m.


House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. and will begin debate on H.R. 1401, the Fiscal 2000 Defense Authorization Bill following morning business.
Senate The Senate is scheduled to meet at 9:30 and continue debate on S. 1059, the Fiscal 2000 Defense Authorization Bill.
10 a.m.
562 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs will conduct an OPEN hearing on the NATO bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade and its effect on U.S.-China relations. Witnesses include Frank Kramer, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, and Stanley O. Roth, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; other DoD witnesses TBD.
2 p.m.
562 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will conduct an OPEN hearing on the nomination of David D. Sandalow to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; and Lawrence Harrington to be U.S. Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank. Witnesses include David D. Sandalow and Lawrence Harrington.
10 a.m.
2360 Rayburn
The House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Government Programs and Oversight will conduct an OPEN hearing on issues related to the Small Business Innovation Research Program within DoD. Under this program, federal agencies with large research and development budgets much direct designated amounts of their R&D contracts to small firms. Witnesses TBD.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MAY 27, 1999 - Mr. Turner

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

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There are no Speeches available for 5/27/1999. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

SPRINT CHOSEN FOR SELECTED FTS2001 COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES The Department of Defense today announced the selection of Sprint to provide selected communications services under one of the FTS2001 contracts recently awarded by the General Services Administration.

Sprint has been tapped to provide frame relay and packet switched services to the...

Honor Cordon for MoFA of Greece Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Yeoriyios Papandreou, of Greece, to the Pentagon at 1:30 p.m. (EDT), Friday, May 28, 1999.

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


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