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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meetings.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

12:30 p.m. Luncheon Remarks to Installation Commanders' Conference.

MEDIA EVENTS

12:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre will present luncheon remarks to the 1999 DoD Installation Commanders' Conference at the Hyatt Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va. The event is open to media coverage. For more information, contact Rita Shaw at (703) 604-5774, or pager (800) 371-6326.
1:30 p.m. DoD Press Briefing, Pentagon Briefing Room 2E781.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR AUGUST 2, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Selected Acquisition Reports
3 BT U.S., Ukraine Extend Cooperative Threat Reduction Agreement
4 BT THAAD Intercept Test Successful
5 MFC Foreign Military Sale to Brazil - HARPOON Missiles
6 PA Hamre Remarks to DoD Installation Commanders' Conference
CONGRESSIONAL
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
House The House schedule is uncertain. The Chamber is expected to consider the remaining 12 of the annual 13 appropriations bills.
Committees
9:30 a.m.
222 Russell
The Senate Committee on Armed Services will conduct an open hearing to consider the nominations of Charles A. Blanchard to be General Counsel, Department of the Army, and Carol DiBattiste, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force.
2 p.m.
2154 RHOB
The Vaccines House Committee on Government Reform will conduct an open hearing on Vaccines. Witnesses include, Panel I: The Hon. David Satcher, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General Department of Health and Human Services. Panel II: Ms. Antonia C. Spaith, Civilian Employee, DOD and other witness (Non-DOD).

DUTY OFFICER FOR AUG. 3, 1999 - Lt Col Warzinski

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

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



08/03/1999
Department of Defense Installations Commander’s Conference
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre, Crystal City Hyatt Hotel, Arlington, Virginia


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