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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Travelling in Far East.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled meetings.

MEDIA EVENTS

None scheduled for today.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JULY 23-25, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT DoD Selects Foreign Defense Equipment for Testing
3 BT Tricare Benefits Expanded to Cover Cancer Prevention Trials
4 BT President's Quality Awards Given to DoD Units
5 MFC Navy Flag Officer Assignments
CONGRESSIONAL
Senate Meets at 11 a.m.
House Meets at 12:30 p.m. to consider 5 measures.
Committees
3:30 p.m., 419 Dirksen The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will meet in open session to consider the nomination of Evelyn Simonowitz to be Under Secretary of State for Public Policy.
5 p.m., H-143 Capitol The House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Veterans Administration, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies, will meet to mark up the Fiscal 2000 Appropriations Bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Administration.
5 p.m., H-313 Capitol. The House Rules Committee will meet to consider rules for floor debate of the Energy and Water Appropriations. Act and the District of Columbia Appropriations. Act.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JULY 26, 1999 - Ms Irwin

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07/26/1999
Preparing for a Grave New World
By Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, As published in The Washington Post


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07/26/1999
Retirement ceremony honoring Lt. Gen. Hughes, director, DIA A retirement ceremony honoring Lt. Gen. Patrick M. Hughes, director, Defense Intelligence Agency will be held at 10 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 28, at Summerhall Field, Fort Myer, Va.

Gen. Joseph W. Ralston, vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the presiding official....




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