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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meetings.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings.

MEDIA EVENTS

2:00 p.m. Media Availabilty with Brig. Gen. Craddock, Commander Task Force Falcon, via live remote two-way audio hook-up, Pentagon Briefing Room 2E781.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR AUGUST 4,1999

1 BT USNS RED CLOUD (T-AKR 303) CHRISTENING
2 BT Contracts
3 PA Brig.Gen. Craddock Media Availability Thursday at 2 p.m.
4 PA Gen. Shelton Speaks at AMVETS Convention


CONGRESSIONAL
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
House The House schedule is uncertain.
Committees

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2154 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Humanly Resources OPEN Witnesses: General McCaffrey, Office of National Drug Policy; Brian Sheridan, Assistant Secretary of Defense (SOLIC); Donny Marshall, DEA; and Randy Beers, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotic and Law Enforcement. This hearing was originally scheduled for August 3, 1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR AUG. 5, 1999 - Mr. Kout

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08/05/1999
DOD RESTRUCTURES ANTHRAX VACCINE PRODUCTION CONTRACT The Department of Defense announced today that it has restructured its contract with BioPort Corp., manufacturer of the anthrax vaccine, to provide a higher per-dose contract price and advance payments to the company. This action was taken to preserve the financial viability of BioPort in order to...


08/05/1999
Attorney General of Puerto Rico Fuentes-Agostini to address panel on Vieques Attorney General of Puerto Rico Jose A. Fuentes-Agostini is scheduled to address the Special Panel on Military Operations on Vieques tomorrow from 9 a.m. EDT to noon in room 400, 1401 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Va.

On June 9, President Clinton asked Secretary of Defense William S....





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