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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Traveling

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

1330 DoD News Briefing

1330 Honor Cordon for Prime Minister Vazgen Sarkisyan, of Armenia

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR SEPTEMBER 29, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 MFC Navy Tests Theater Missile Defense
3 PA Honor Cordon for Prime Minister of Armenia
4 TRANS Secretary Cohen and Minister Moore Joint Press Conference

Darwin, Australia

CONGRESSIONAL

9/30/1999
0900
2118 Rayburn
House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Personnel OPEN/ MAY CLOSE Witnesses: Panel 1 - Dr. John Hamre, Deputy Secretary of Defense; General Zinni, CINC, USCENTCOM; General Keane, Vice Chief, USA; Lt. Gen. Blanck, Surgeon General, USA; and David Oliver, PDUSD (A&T). Panel 2 - Lt. Col. Redmond Handy (ret), Government and Business Consulting Inc.; Lt. Col. Jeff Jeffords, 164th Airlift Wing,
Tennessee ANG, USAF; Master Sgt. William Colley, 137th Airlift Wing, Oklahoma ANG; Col. Myron G. Ashcraft, Chief of Staff, HQ Ohio ANG; Lt. James Randall, Head, Training Department, Naval Special Warfare Group 2, U.S. Navy Little Creek, VA; Gunnery Sgt. Larry Miyamoto, Chemcial Biological Incident Response Force, USMC, Camp Lejune, NC re: Anthrax
Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP). This is a high priority hearing.
9/30/1999
1030
419 Dirksen
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations OPEN Witnesses: Peter Reddaway, Political Science and Economics Professor, George Washington University; and Thomas Graham, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace re: corruption in Russia.
9/30/1999
0930
192 Dirksen
Senate Special Committee on Year 2000 Technology Problem OPEN Witnesses: Mortimer L. Downey, Deputy Secretary of Transportation; Kenneth M. Mead, Inspector General, Department of Transportation; Jane Garvey, Administrator, FAA; Peter Cook, Y2K Coordinator, British Airways; David Z. Plavin, President, Airports Council International-North America; Thomas Windmuller, Y2K Project Director, International Air Transport Association; Edward Smart, International Civil Aviation Transportation representative, International federation of Air Line Pilots Organizations; Rear Adm. George N. Naccara, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Coast Guard; and Richard T duMoulin, Chairman and CEO, Marine Transport Corp. re: Y2K readiness of international transportation, with an emphasis on air travel and maritime shipping.

DUTY OFFICER FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 1999 - LT Gai

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There are no Speeches available for 9/30/1999. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/30/1999
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen has announced the designation of three new members of the Reserve Forces Policy Board, effective Sept. 1, 1999.

Army Lt. Gen. Larry R. Ellis was appointed as the Regular Army member. He currently serves as the deputy chief of staff of Operations...



09/30/1999
National Missile Defense Background Brief A background briefing on the upcoming National Missile Defense intercept test is scheduled for 11 a.m. Oct. 1, 1999 in the Pentagon Briefing Room 2E781. The briefing will be conducted by a senior Defense Department official.





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