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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Traveling

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meeting

MEDIA EVENTS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT DOD SELECTS VENDORS FOR PUBLIC KEY INFRASTRUCTURE
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3 BT DOD SPONSORS RESERVE COMPONENT FAMILY READINESS
STRATEGIC PLANNING CONFERENCE
4 PA SECDEF MEDIA AVAILABILITY WITH GREEK MoD

CONGRESSIONAL
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.

House
The House schedule is uncertain.

Committees
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1400
H 405
Capitol
POSTPONED -- House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence CLOSED Witnesses: DoD witness TBD; George Tenet, Director, Central Intelligence Agency; representatives from the Office of the U.S. Attorney General re: the reasons why unauthorized disclosures continue, and the present process or investigating and prosecuting leaks. Richard Schiffrin, Office of General Council, DoD, will be present to answer questions by the Committee. The HPSCI is expected to hold an additional hearing on this issue in 2000.

9/22/1999
1300
2118 Rayburn House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Vice Adm.William J. Fallon, Commander, Navy 2nd Fleet; Lt. Gen. Peter Pace, Marine Forces Atlantic Commander; Rear Adm. John B.Foley, Commander, Navy Cruiser Destroyer Group 8; Rear Adm. Cutler Dawson, former Commander, Navy Cruiser Destroyer Group 12; Brig. Gen. Emo Gardner, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Aviation, USN. Panel 2 - Carlos A. Pomero-Barcelo, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico; and Pedro Rosello, Governor of Puerto Rico re: dispute over Puerto Rico demands to close U.S. Navy Target Facility on Vieques Island.
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Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Readiness and Management Support OPEN Witnesses: Vice Adm. William J. Fallon, Commander, Navy 2nd Fleet; and Lt. Gen. Peter Pace, Marine Forces Atlantic Commander re: dispute over Puerto Rico demands to close U.S. Navy Target Facility on Vieques Island.
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2154 Rayburn
House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations OPEN Witnesses: None from DoD re: initial medical response plans to terrorist attacks.

DUTY OFFICER FOR September 22, 1999 - LTC Phillips

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