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Scheduled Meetings


0800 a.m. Honor Cordon for Minister of Foreign Affairs Tofiq Zulfiqarov,

of the Azerbaijan Republic

1330 p.m. DoD Press Conference


1 BT Contracts
2 PA Honor Cordon for Azerbaijan Republic


192 Dirksen
Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem OPEN/ WILL CLOSE Witnesses: Panel 1 - Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN). Panel 2 - Dr. Edward Warner, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Threat Reduction; John Beyrle, Deputy for the Ambassador at Large and Special Advisor to the Secretary of State, DoS; and Kenneth Baker, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, International and National Security, DoE. Panel 3 - William McHenry, Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University; and Richard A. Conn, Jr., U.S.-Russia Business Council, Partner, Latham & Watkins re: the status of U.S. and Russian efforts toward Year 2000 computer problems. This hearing was originally scheduled for February 10th, and again on March 25th.
419 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations OPEN Witnesses: None from DoD re: Saddam Hussein, the international community and the situation in Iraq.
345 Cannon
JOINT Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs and House Committee on Veterans' Affairs OPEN Witnesses: representatives from the American Legion re: legislative proposals of veterans' organizations.


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GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles F. Wald for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Ninth Air Force, Air Combat Command; and commander, U.S. Central Command Air Forces, Shaw Air...

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH OBSERVANCE SEPT 29, 1999 As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month activities, the Department of Defense will host an observance Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 1:30 p.m. EDT in Room 5A1070 of the Pentagon. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy Francis M. Rush Jr. will be the presiding...

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