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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Traveling

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings

MEDIA EVENTS

DoD News Briefing at 1:30 p.m.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 PA Change to SecDef Travel
3 TRNS Media Availability at Tilt-rotor Day with Secretary of

Defense William S. Cohen

CONGRESSIONAL

Senate

A closure vote on the motion to proceed to the Transportation Appropriations bill is schedule for 9:30 a.m. Senate consideration of the FY 2000 Defense Authorization Act Conference Report may begin this week or next.

Committees

9/9/1999
0930
216 Russell
Senate Armed Services Committee OPEN Witnesses: General Hugh Shelton re: confirmation hearing to reappoint Gen. Shelton as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
9/9/1999
1000
334 CannonHouse
Veterans Affairs Committee, Benefits Subcommittee OPEN Witnesses: Victor Vasquez, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Personnel Support, Families and Education); BGEN Katherine G. Frost, Adjutant General, USA; RADM David L. Brewer, Vice Chief of Naval Education and Training, USN; Ruby B. DeMesme, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations and Environment); and LtGen Jack W. Klimp, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, USMC re: veterans employment and civilian credential requirements for military job skills. This hearing was originally scheduled for July 28, 1999.

DUTY OFFICER FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 1999 - LTC Sivigny

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09/09/1999
International Institute for Strategic Studies
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California


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09/09/1999
Background on Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's Upcoming Trip to Russia A senior Defense Department official will provide a background briefing on Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's upcoming trip to Russia at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon's DoD Briefing Room, Room 2E781, on Friday, Sept. 10, 1999.

Cohen is scheduled to leave on Sept. 12 and will...





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