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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Scheduled Meetings

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

1345 p.m. Remarks/Kruzel Award Presentation, Rm #E912
1500 p.m. ASD (ISA) Frank Kramer Briefing, Rm 2E781
1600 p.m. Remarks/Allied Force Appreciation, Andrews AFB

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 1999

1 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Gen. Charles H. Coolidge, Jr.
2 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Maj. Gen. Paul K. Carlton, Jr.
3 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Maj. Gen. Kevin P. Byrnes
4 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Maj. Gen. John A. Van Alstyne
5 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Maj. Gen. James C. Riley
6 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Lt. Gen. John W. Hendrix
7 BT Contracts
8 MFC Exercise Bright Star 99/00
9 MFC POW/MIA Recognition Day September 17, 1999
10 PA U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century Report
11 PA Secretary Cohen Remarks at Allied Force Appreciation Event
12 PA
SECDEF PRESENTS JOSEPH J. KRUZEL AWARD

CONGRESSIONAL:

9/15/1999
1300
2172 Rayburn
House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Sen. Craig Thomas (R-WY) Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Panel 2 - Stanley Roth, Assistant Secretary of State; and Kurt Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Asia and Pacific Affairs). Panel 3 - Caspar Weinberger, Chairman, Forbes Magazine, former Secretary of Defense; R. James Woolsey, former director, CIA; and David Lampton, Director, Chinese Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University re: Taiwan, China and the Taiwan Security Enhancement Act.
9/15/1999
1000
2172 Rayburn
House Committee on International Relations OPEN Witnesses: Larry C. Napper, Coordinator, Support for Eastern European Assistance (SEEA), State Department; Craig Buck, Mission Director for Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Montenegro, U.S. Agency for International Development; and David Douhy, Special Advisor, Bosnia Implementation, State Department re: corruption in Bosnia.
9/15/1999
1400
419 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics and Terrorism OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Neil Gallagher, Assistant Director, National Security Division, FBI; representatives from the Office of Coordinator for Counter-terrorism, State Department. Panel 2 - Anthony Senft, former NYPD detective; Rich Pastorella, former NYPD detective; Joe Connor, former NYPD detective; and Gilbert Gallegos, National President, Fraternal Order of Police. No DoD representative re: U.S. policy on terrorism in light of President Clinton's decision to grant clemency to 16 imprisoned Puerto Ricans.
+9/15/1999
1000
2154 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology OPEN Witnesses: representatives from Departments of State and Energy. None from DoD re: the impact of the year 2000 computer problem on international travel safety. The Committee will examine whether the State Department has mechanisms in place to warn travelers of other countries which might not be prepared for the year 2000 computer problem and possible hazards that could result from noncompliance in those countries.

DUTY OFFICER FOR SEPT. 15, 1999 - Lt Col MILORD

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09/15/1999
Presentation of the Joseph Kruzel Award to Jeremy Rosner
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.


09/15/1999
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROTECTS AIRCRAFT, VESSELS, PEOPLE FROM HURRICANE FLOYD As Hurricane Floyd moves up the East Coast, soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines have relocated hundreds of military aircraft and vessels out of Floyd's path, and evacuated all non-emergency military and civilians to help ensure their safety.

The Army has evacuated Hunter Army Airfield...



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