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On travel.


Scheduled meetings.


DoD Press Briefing Studio
Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig; Commander, Second Fleet Vice Adm. William Fallon; and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Atlantic Lt. Gen. Peter Pace will conduct a briefing for the news media to announce a Department of the Navy review of the use of target ranges at Vieques, Puerto Rico.


1 BT Contracts
2 PA Department of the Navy to hold briefing on Vieques
3 PA DACOWITS Two-week Overseas Visit
4 TSPT Press availability with Secretary Cohen, United States Embassy, Athens, Greece
5 TSPT Press Briefing at Tuzla AB, Bosnia with Secretary Cohen and General Clark


House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. for Legislative Business and may consider the following measures subject to a rule:
--HR 2465, FY00 Military Construction Appropriations Act
--HR 2466, FY00 Department of Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations.
--HR___, FY00 Treasury and General Government Appropriations.
--HR 1691, Religious Liberty Protection Act of 1999
--HR 2415, To Enhance Security of U.S. Missions and Personnel Overseas, to Authorize Appropriations for Department of State for FY00.
--HR 434, African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Senate The Senate will consider managed care legislation (S. 1344).
H-405 Capitol
Encryption and Export Security Markup - House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence CLOSED Witnesses: none from DoD re: markup HR 850, a bill to amend title 18, USC, to affirm the rights of U.S. persons to use and sell encryption and to relax export controls on encryption.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JULY 15, 1999 - Lt. Col. Milord

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DOD EXECUTES PKI LICENSE OPTION The Department of Defense has acquired a capability to provide public key infrastructure (PKI) services, as part of its near-term efforts to go "paperless" and enhance the security of its information systems.

The Defense Information Systems Agency through the Integrated-Computer Aided...

Full Honor Arrival for Prime Minister of Israel Barak Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Prime Minister Ehud Barak, of the State of Israel, to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. (EDT), Friday, July 16, 1999.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. ...

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