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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

9:30 a.m. Testifies on Kosovo Operations before an open hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services in Room 219 of the Hart Senate Office Building.
1:55 p.m. Hosts an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense Georgi Ananiev, of the Republic of Bulgaria, to the Pentagon

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled meetings.

MEDIA EVENTS

1:55 p.m. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense Georgi Ananiev, of the Republic of Bulgaria, to the Pentagon. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Cohen and Ananiev will hold a joint media availability following their plenary meeting. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.
In view of Cohen's testimony before the Senate Committee on Armed Services, today's regular DoD press briefing is cancelled.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JULY 19, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Navy Flag Officer Announcement -- Rear Adm. Gregory G. Johnson
3 PA Honor Cordon for MoD of Bulgaria
4 PA July 20 DoD Press Briefing is Cancelled
5 TRNS Joint Media Availability w/Secretary Cohen and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, July 12, 1999
CONGRESSIONAL
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
House The House schedule is uncertain.
9:30 a.m., 219 Hart Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Gen. Hugh Shelton, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will testify before the Senate Committee on Armed Services on military operations and policy in Kosovo.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JULY 20, 1999 - LTC Van De Steeg

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

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



There are no Speeches available for 7/20/1999. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/20/1999
ST. LOUIS CHOSEN FOR DOD'S 1999 MAINTENANCE SYMPOSIUM The 1999 Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium and Exhibition will be held Nov. 15-18, at the Regal Riverfront Hotel, St. Louis, Mo. The theme for this year's symposium, which is co-sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, is "Transforming Maintenance with...


07/20/1999
Background Briefing on SecDef's Trip to Asia and Southeast Europe Two senior Defense Department spokesmen will provide a background briefing on Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's upcoming trip to Asia and Southeast Europe at 11:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon's DoD Briefing Room, Room 2E781, on July 21, 1999.

Cohen is scheduled to leave on July 25...





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