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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

1400 DoD Press Briefing w/ Mr. Bacon

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JUNE 23 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Korean War Soldiers' Remains Identified
3 PA Change To Brig. Gen. Craddock Briefing
4 PA Brig. Gen. Craddock Briefing
5 TSPT Brig. Gen. News Briefing, Wednesday, June 23, 1999, 1400

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. and will take up any business left unfinished from the previous day.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
6/24/1999
1300
2118 Rayburn
Security Problems at DoE - House Committee on Armed Services OPEN Witnesses: Warren B. Rudman, Chairman, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board re: the views of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board on security problems at the Energy Department.
6/24/1999
1000
2154 Rayburn
Security Lapses at DoE Facilities - House Committee on Government Reform OPEN Witnesses: Ed McCallum, former Security and Safeguards Chief, DoE; Peter Leitner, Senior Strategic Advisor, U.S. Defense Technology Security Administration; and Jonathan Fox, Attorney, Defense Special Weapons Agency re: security lapses at facilities operated by DoE. The hearing will focus on several federal employees who have allegedly been intimidated or punished for providing information about national security problems at these facilities and Chinese attempts to gain U.S. technology.
6/24/1999
1400
219 Hart
Counter-Terrorism - Senate Select Committee on Intelligence CLOSED
Witnesses: George Tenet, Director, Central Intelligence, and General Hughes, Director, DIA re: counter terrorism.
+6/24/1999
1000
562 Dirksen
U.S. Policy in the Balkans - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations OPEN Witnesses: Richard Holbrooke re: current U.S. policy in the Balkans. This is part of the nomination hearings for Mr. Holbrooks to be U.S. Ambassador to the UN.
6/24/1999
1000
538 Dirksen
Export Administration Act - Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs OPEN Witnesses: private sector witnesses re: legislative efforts to reauthorize the Export Administration Act.
+6/24/1999
1000
2318 Rayburn
Computer Security - House Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Technology OPEN Witnesses: Raymond Kammer, Director, National Institutes of Standards and Technology; Michael J. Jacobs, Deputy Director for Information Systems Security, National Security Agency; and Keith Rhodes, Technical Director, Office of the Chief Scientist, GAO re: computer security and how federal agencies can prevent attacks on their web sites.
+6/24/1999
1400
H-405
Capitol

Chinese Embassy Bombing - House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence OPEN Witnesses: none from DoD re: NATO bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. This hearing was scheduled for June 17, 1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JUNE 24, 1999 - Maj. Blazicko

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SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZES REDEPLOYMENT OF SECOND INCREMENT OF U.S. AIRCRAFT FROM OPERATION ALLIED FORCE Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen has authorized the commencement of the redeployment of the second increment of U.S. aircraft deployed for NATO's Operation Allied Force. The Secretary's action will allow a seamless transition between the return of the first increment of aircraft announced...


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