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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled meetings.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled meetings.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES

1330 DoD Press Briefing w/ Mr. Bacon.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JUNE 21 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Over 300 U.S. Aircraft to Redeploy from Operation Allied Force
3 PA Secretary of Defense Cohen and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Shelton Briefing
4 TSPT DoD News Briefing with Secretary Cohen and General Shelton
5 TSPT Media Avail Following Meetings with Marshall Serge

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is scheduled to meet at 12:30 p.m. for Morning Hour and 2:00 p.m. for Legislative Business and will consider the following bill under Suspension of the Rules:

-- HR 659, to authorize appropriations for the protection of Paoli and Brandywine Battlefields in Pennsylvania, to direct the National Park Service to conduct a special resource study of Paoli and Brandywine Battlefields, to authorize the Valley Forge Museum of the American Revolution at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
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0930
106 Dirksen
Alleged Chinese Espionage -- JOINT -- Senate Committee on Armed Services, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence OPEN Witnesses: Bill Richardson, Secretary of Energy; Warren B. Rudman, Chairman, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board re: joint hearing regarding PFIAB report to the President -- "Science at Its Best, Security at Its Worst: A Report on Security Problems at the U.S. Department of Energy."
6/22/1999
1000
562 Dirksen
Threats to Security in the Americas -- Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics and Terrorism OPEN Witnesses: General Charles E. Wilhelm, Commander -in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida re: threats to security in the Americas.
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1300
2237 Rayburn
Markup -- Pending Legislation -- House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims OPEN Witnesses: None from DoD re: markup the following pending legislation: HR 1788, a bill to deny federal public benefits to individuals who participated in Nazi persecution; HR 2184, a bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the removal of aliens who aid or abet a terrorist organization or an individual who has conducted, is conducting, or is planning to conduct a terrorist activity; and HR 456, a bill for the relief of the survivors of the 14 members of the armed forces and the one U.S. civilian federal employee who where killed on April 14, 1994, when U.S. fighter aircraft mistakenly shot down two U.S. helicopters over Iraq.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JUNE 22, 1999 - Ms. Irwin

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

Prepared by Media Relations Division, (703) 697-5131 or 695-0192



06/22/1999
Welcoming Ceremony of U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Eric Shinseki
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , Fort Myer, Virginia


There are no News/Casualty Releases available for 6/22/1999. Please see the News/Casualty Releases overview page for more


06/22/1999
Briefing Schedule Beginning Tuesday, June 22, 1999, the regular media briefing schedule in the Pentagon briefing studio, Room 2E781, will return to its normal 1:30 p.m. (EDT) Tuesday and Thursday format.

The briefing scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (EDT), June 22, 1999, will be followed by a special...





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