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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

On Leave

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

1:30 DoD News Briefing

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR AUGUST 18, 1999

1 BT Contracts

CONGRESSIONAL
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The House and Senate have adjourned for the District Work Period and will return September 8, 1999

DUTY OFFICER FOR AUG. 19, 1999 - LTC Phillips

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There are no Speeches available for 8/19/1999. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/19/1999
THAAD PROGRAM ADVANCES TO EMD PHASE The Army recently conducted two successful intercept tests by the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Based on careful analysis of those successes, the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) has authorized the Army to move into the next phase of the THAAD program, the...


08/19/1999
BMDO THAAD Program Change Briefing Announced U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Peter Franklin, deputy director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, will hold a briefing on a THAAD program update Thursday, Aug. 19, immediately following the regularly scheduled 1:30 p.m. EDT press briefing in the Pentagon Briefing Room 2E781.





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