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2002 Congressional Hearings

    November


    Hearing on the fourth report of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (the Gilmore Commission)
    November 14, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services, Procurement Subcommittee

    October


    Hearing on the Security of U.S. Embassies Abroad and the Role of the Department of Defense
    October 10, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services, Special Oversight Panel on Terrorism

    Department of Defense's inquiry into Project 112/Shipboard Hazard and Defense (SHAD) tests.
    October 10, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Personnel

    A PROGRESS REPORT ON 10 + 10 OVER 10
    October 9, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Honorable John R.Bolton, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs, Department of State
    • Ms. Lisa Bronson, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Technology, Security and Counter-Proliferation, Department of Defense
    • Honorable Linton Brooks, Acting Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy
    • Laura S.H. Holgate, vice president for Russia/New Independent States Programs, Nuclear Threat Initiative
    • Kenneth N. Luongo,executive director, Russian-American Nuclear Security Advisory Council
    • Honorable John S.Wolf, Assistant Secretary of State for Nonproliferation, Department of State
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 763KB)


    Department of Defense's current and projected requirements for vessels operating under the Maritime Security Program
    October 8, 2002 House Committee on Armed Services, Special Oversight Panel on the Merchant Marine

    Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq
    October 2-3, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations

    Hearing on U.S. policy towards Iraq
    October 2, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services

    September


    Advance questions to consider nominations
    September 27, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Next Steps in Iraq
    September 25 and 26, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Richard C. Holbrooke, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, counselor, Council on Foreign Relations
    • Letter to President Bush from Senators Biden and Lugar regarding Iraq, dated September 10, 2002
    • Robert C.McFarlane,former National Security Advisor, chairman, Energy & Communications Solutions
    • Madeleine K.Albright,former Secretary of State, chairman, National Democratic Institute
    • Henry A.Kissinger, former Secretary of State, CEO Kissinger Associates, Inc.,
    • Colin L.Powell, Secretary of State, Department of State
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 1.1MB)


    Hearing on U.S. policy towards Iraq
    September 26, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services

    Europe Subcommittee expresses support to NATO and endorses seven candidates for membership - Markup of: H.Res. 468
    september 25, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Europe

    U.S. policy on Iraq
    September 25, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Hearing on Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction Program and Technology Exports
    September 19, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services

    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq: Administration Views
    September 19, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations


    September 19, 2002 - Senate and House Intelligence Committees
    • Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense
    • Richard Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State


    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
    September 19, 2002 -House Committee on International Relations
    • Mr. Richard Perle and R. James Woolsey (no prepared statement)
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 476KB)


    Hearing on U.S. policy towards Iraq
    September 18, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services

    U.S. policy on Iraq
    September 19, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Hearing on the state of the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction program and the history of the United Nations inspection efforts in Iraq
    September 10, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services
    • Dr. David A. Kay Former United Nations Chief Nuclear Weapons Inspector in Iraq, UN Special Commission on Iraq and International Atomic Energy Association
    • Dr. Richard O. Spertzel Former Head of Biology Section, UN Special Commission on Iraq


    Hearing on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence report "Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Capabilities and Performance of the CIA, FBI, and NSA Prior to 9/11."
    September 5, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services, Special Oversight Panel on Terrorism

    August


    National security implications of the Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty.
    August 1, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services
    • Mr. Charles B. Curtis, President and Chief Operating Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative
    • Ashton B. Carter, Ford Foundation Professor of Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
    • Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., USN, for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be Commander, United States Strategic Command
    • Dr. Everet H. Beckner, Deputy Administrator, Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration

    July


    Hearings to Examine Threats, Responses, and Regional Considerations Surrounding Iraq
    July 31 and August 1, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Prof. Fouad Ajami, Majid Khadduri professor and director of Middle East Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
    • Richard Butler, former Executive Chairman, UNSCOM; Diplomat in Residence, Council on Foreign Relations
    • Prof. Anthony H.Cordesman, senior fellow and Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, Center for Strategic and International Studies
    • Charles Duelfer, resident visiting scholar, Middle East Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC; former Deputy Executive Chairman, UNSCOM
    • Robert L.Gallucci, dean, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
    • Dr. Morton H.Halperin, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
    • Dr. KhidhirHamza, former Iraqi Nuclear Physicist; president, Council on Middle Eastern Affairs
    • Gen. Joseph P.Hoar, USMC (Ret.), former commander in chief of U.S. Central Command
    • Dr. Geoffrey Kemp, director, Regional Srtategic Programs, The Nixon Center
    • Lt. Gen. Thomas G. McInerney, USAF (Ret.), former Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
    • Mark R.Parris, senior policy advisor
    • Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.; nonresident senior fellow, Brookings Institution
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 4MB)


    Operation Enduring Freedom
    July 31, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services
    • Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
    • General Tommy R. Franks, Commander, United States Central Command


    Report of the General Accounting Office on nuclear nonproliferation and efforts to help other countries combat nuclear smuggling.
    July 30, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
    • Ms. Gary L. Jones, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, General Accounting Office
    • Mr. John M. Caravelli, Assistant Deputy Administrator for International Material Protection and Cooperation, National Nuclear Security Administration, A Representative of the Department of Defense
    • Ambassador Norman A. Wulf, Special Representative to the President for Nonproliferation, Department of State
    • Mr. Jayson P. Ahern, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, United States Customs Bureau


    Advance Questions to consider the following nominations:
    -Lieutenant General James T. Hill, USA for appointment to the grade of general and assignment as Commander in Chief, United States Southern Command
    -Vice Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr., USN for appointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as Commander in Chief, United States Joint Forces Command
    July 26, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    National security implications of the Strategic Offensive Reductions Tready.
    July 25, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Loose Nukes, Biological Terrorism and Chemical Warefare: Using Russian Debt to Enhance Security
    July 25, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations

    Hearing on shipbuilding in the United States and the Maritime Security Program
    July 23, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services, Special Oversight Panel on the Merchant Marine

    Hearing on U.S. ownership and control of vessels operating in the Maritime Security program
    July 16, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services, Special Oversight Panel on the Merchant Marine

    Hearing on Army and Air Force initiatives to improve anti- and counter-terrorism operations
    July 11, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services,Special Oversight Panel on Terrorism

    The Homeland Security Act of 2002
    July 10, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations

    TREATY ON STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE REDUCTION: THE MOSCOW TREATY
    July 9, 17, 23 and September 12, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Colin L.Powell, Secretary of State
    • Gen. Richard B.Myers, USAF, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • Donald H.Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
    • Ken Adelman, , Former Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
    • Frank J. Gaffney Jr., President and CEO, Center for Security Policy
    • Gen. Eugene E.Habiger, USAF (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, United States Air Force
    • Sam Nunn, Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative
    • James E.Goodby, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, the Brookings Institution
    • Rose Gottemoeller, Senior Associate, Russian and Eurasian and Global Policy Programs, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    • John P.Holdren, Ph.D., Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
    • Fred C. Ikle, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies
    • William J.Perry, Berberian Professor and Senior Fellow, Institute for International Studies
    • Henry D.Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 2.1KB)

    June


    Balancing Military Assistance and Support for Human Rights in Central Asia
    June 27, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Subcommittee on Central Asia and South Caucasus
    • William H.Courtney, former U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan and Georgia, former Senior Advisor to the National Security Council, senior vice president, National Security Programs, Dyncorp
    • Lorne W. Craner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Bureau, Department of State
    • J.D. Crouch, II, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
    • Martha Brill Olcott, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    • B. Lynn Pascoe, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 537KB)


    Afghanistan: Building Stability, Avoiding Chaos
    June 26, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State
    • Brig. Gen. David L.Grange, U.S. Army (Ret.)
    • Peter Tomsen, Special Envoy to Afghanistan (1989-1992) and former Ambassador to Armenia, ambassador-in-residence
    • Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 4.5MB)


    Oil Diplomacy: Facts and Myths Behind Foreign Oil Dependency
    June 20, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations

    Advance Policy Questions: To consider the nomination of General Ralph E. Eberhart, USAF, for reappointment to the grade of general and to be Commander in Chief, United States Northern Command/Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command.
    June 20, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    NATO and Enlargement: A United States and NATO Perspective
    June 19, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Europe

    Weak States in Africa: U.S. Policy in Liberia
    June 11, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on African Affairs
    • Walter Kansteiner, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Department of State
    • Ms. Binaifer Nowrojee, senior researcher, Human Rights Watch African Division
    • Benedict F. Sannoh, counsellor, Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 399KB)


    CUBA'S PURSUIT OF BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS: FACT OR FICTION?
    June 5, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs
    • Carl W.Ford, Jr., Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 410KB)


    FY 2003 DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS
    June 5, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • Lieutenant General WILLIAM J. LENNOX, JR., SUPERINTENDENT - U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY, WEST POINT, NEW YORK
    • Colonel JOHN R. ALLEN, USMC, COMMANDANT OF MIDSHIPMEN - U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
    • Lieutenant General JOHN R. DALLAGER, SUPERINTENDENT - U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

    May


    Improved management of Department of Defense Test and Evaluation Facilities.
    May 21, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
    • Michael W. Wynne, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
    • Thomas P. Christie,Director Operational Test and Evaluation
    • Mr. John E. Krings, Member, Defense Science Board Task Force on Test and Evaluation Capabilities


    Examining the Nuclear Posture Review
    May 16, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Joseph Cirincione, senior associate and director, Non- Proliferation Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    • John S.Foster, Jr., Ph.D., former director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; former director, Defense Research and Engineering, Department of Defense
    • Admiral William A. Owens, U.S. Navy (Ret.), former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; co-CEO and vice chairman, Teledesic LLC
    • Loren B.Thompson, Ph.D., chief operating officer, Lexington Institute; adjunct professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 482KB)


    Crusader artillery system.
    May 16, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    FY 2003 AIR FORCE APPROPRIATIONS
    May 15, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • Mr. James Roche, SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
    • General John Jumper, CHIEF OF STAFF, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE



    May 7, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations
    • Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
    • Dr. Steve Cambone, Principle Undersecretary for Policy, Department of Defense
    • Dr. Dov Zakheim, Comptroller, Department of Defense
    • Former Senator Sam Nunn (D-Ga), Co-chairman and CEO, Nuclear Threat Initiative


    Protecting U.S. Citizens Abroad from Terrorism
    May 2, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on International Operations and Terrorism
    • Dianne M. Andruch, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Overseas Citizens Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State
    • Peter E. Bergin, Principal Deputy Assistant for Diplomatic Security and Director of the Diplomatic Security Service, Department of State
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 299KB)


    FY 2003 DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY APPROPRIATIONS
    May 1, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • Mr. Gordon England, Secretary of the Navy
    • Admiral Vernon Clark, Chief of Operations, USN
    • General James L. Jones, Commandant, USMC


    The Future of NATO
    May 1, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Gen. Wesley K.Clark, U.S. Army (Ret.), former Supreme Allied Commander Europe
    • Douglas Feith, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense
    • Marc Grossman, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Department of State
    • Lt. Gen. William E. Odom, U.S. Army (Ret.), former Director, National Security Agency, Yale University and The Hudson Institute
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 486KB)


    NATO Enlargement: A View from the Candidate Countries
    May 1, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Europe

    April


    SECRETARY OF STATE TESTIFIES ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE FY '03 SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL
    April 30, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations
    • Colin Powell, Secretary of State


    To consider the following nominations:
    Admiral Thomas B. Fargo, USN, for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Command;
    Lieutenant General Leon J. LaPorte, USA, for appointment to the grade of general and to be Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea
    April 26, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    FY 2003 BUDGET REQUEST FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE PROGRAMS
    April 24, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • LIEUTENANT GENERAL RUSSELL C. DAVIS, CHIEF, NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
    • LIEUTENANT GENERAL ROGER C. SCHULTZ, DIRECTOR, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL DAVID A. BRUBAKER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, AIR NATIONAL GUARD, USAF
    • VADM JOHN B. TOUSHEK, USNR, CHIEF OF NAVAL RESERVE
    • LIEUTENANT GENEARL DENNIS M. MCCARTHY, USMC, COMMANDER, MARINE FORCES RESERVE
    • LIEUTENANT GENERAL JAMES E. SHERRARD III, CHIEF, AIR FORCE RESERVE, USAF


    International Global Terrorism: Its Links with Illicit Drugs as Illustrated by the IRA and Other Groups in Colombia
    April 24, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations

    Increasing Our Nonproliferation Efforts in the Former Soviet Union
    April 23, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • William S. Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, chairman, and chief executive officer of the Cohen Group
    • Dr. Siegfried S.Hecker, senior fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • Dr. Constantine C.Menges, senior fellow, The Hudson Institute
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 470KB)


    HEARING ON FY' 03 APPROPRIATION FOR INCREASED SECURITY AND ANTI-TERRORIST EXPENDITURES AND ON PROPOSED FY '03 APPROPRIATIONS FOR SECURITY ASSISTANCE (MILITARY AID) AND OTHER ASSISTANCE TO FRONT-LINE STATES IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM
    April 18, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs
    • Richard L. Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State


    FY2003 Military Construction Budget Overview
    April 17, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • Dr. Dov Zakhrim, Comptroller, Department of Defense
    • Mr. Ray Dubois, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Installations and Environment


    PROPOSED BUDGET ESTIMATES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003 FOR THE MISSILE DEFENSE BUDGET
    April 17, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • LIEUTENANT GENERAL RONALD KADISH, DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY


    The Future of NATO and Enlargement
    April 17, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Europe

    Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance programs of the Department of Defense in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    April 11, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
    • John P. Stenbit, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (No statement)
    • Joint statement of Lieutenant General Gregory S. Newbold, USMC, Director for Operations, J3 and Rear Admiral Stanley R. Szemborski, USN, Deputy Director for Resources and Requirements, J8


    Military personnel benefits in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    April 11, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Personnel

    Homeland Security
    April 10 and 11, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations
    • Dr. Ashton Carter, Ford Foundation Professor of Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
    • Warren Rudman, former United States Senator, Co-Chair, U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century
    • Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
    • Hearing Transcript (Text 1.2M)


    Department of Energy's Environmental Management program and the National Nuclear Security Administration's Defense Program and other weapons activities in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    April 10, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
    • Jessie Hill Roberson, Assistant Secretary of Environmental Management, Department of Energy
    • Dr. Everet H. Beckner, Deputy Administrator, Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration
    • Mr. Ralph E. Erickson, Associate Administrator for Facilities and Operations, National Nuclear Security Administration


    Technology for combating terrorism and weapons of mass destruction in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    April 10, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
    • Ronald M. Sega, Director, Defense Research and Engineering
    • John H. Marburger, III, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy
    • Dale Klein, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
    • Dr. Stephen M. Younger, Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
    • Dr. Robert E. Waldron, Assistant Deputy Administrator for Nonproliferation Research and Engineering Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration


    TECHNOLOGY FOR COMBATING TERRORISM AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION
    APRIL 10, 2002 SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE EMERGING THREATS AND CAPABILITIES SUBCOMMITTEE
    Department of Defense policies and programs to transform the Armed Forces to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.
    April 9, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Navy Equipment required for fielding a 21st Century capabilities-based Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    April 9, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Seapower

    March


    Readiness of U.S. Armed Forces for all assigned missions, in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 21, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

    HEARING ON FY '03 APPROPRIATIONS WITH AN AIR FORCE BUDGET OVERVIEW
    March 20, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • Honorable James Roche, Secretary of the Air Force
    • General John Jumper, Chief of Staff, USAF


    Unexploded Ordnance
    March 20, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • MICHAEL HOULEMARD, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, FORT ORD REUSE AUTHORITY
    • RAYMOND FATZ, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, FOR ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
    • H.T. JOHNSON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, FOR INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • MAUREEN KOETZ, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE, FOR ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
    • RAYMOND DUBOIS, DEPUTY UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE, INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT


    FY 2003 DOD INSTALLATIONS AND FACILITIES BUDGET REQUEST
    March 20, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Installations and Facilities
    • H.T. JOHNSON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE NAVY, FOR INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • READ ADMIRAL DAVID PRUETT, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS, CIVIL ENGINEERING READINESS DIVISION, UNITED STATES NAVY
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL RONALD COLEMAN, ASSISTANT DEPUTY COMMANDANT, FOR INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS (FACILITIES), HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
    • REAR ADMIRAL NOEL PRESTON, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE NAVAL RESERVE
    • NELSON GIBBS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE AIR FORCE, FOR INSTALLATIONS, ENVIRONMENT AND LOGISTICS
    • MAJOR GENERAL EARNEST ROBBINS, CIVIL ENGINEER DEPARTMENT, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL DAVID BRUBAKER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, AIR NATIONAL GUARD
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT DUIGNAN, DEPUTY FOR THE CHIEF OF, THE AIR FORCE RESERVE


    National security space programs and strategic programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 20, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
    • Peter B. Teets, Under Secretary of the Air Force and Director, National Reconnaissance Office
    • General Ralph E. Eberhart, USAF, Commander, United States Northern Command
    • Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., USN, for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be Commander, United States Strategic Command
    • Major General Franklin J. Blaisdell, USAF, Director, Nuclear and Counterproliferation, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, United States Air Force (No statement)
    • Rear Admiral Dennis M. Dwyer, USN, Director, Strategic Systems Programs, United States Navy (No statement)


    Recruiting and retention in the military services in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 20, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Personnel

    Maximizing fleet presence capability and ship procurement and research and development in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 19, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Seapower
    • Rear Admiral Miles B. Wachendorf, USN, Director, Strategy and Policy Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
    • Joint statement of Honorable John J. Young, Jr., Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition and Vice Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Resources, Requirements, and Assessments


    Worldwide threat to United States interests.
    March 19, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Reducing the Threat of Chemical and Biological Weapons
    March 19, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Honorable Carl W. Ford, Jr., Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research
    • Michael Moodie, President, Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute
    • Amy Sands, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies
    • Alan P.Zelicoff, Senior Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 717KB)


    FY 2003 Navy/Marine Corps Shipbuilding Programs
    19 March 2002 SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE SEA-POWER SUB-COMMITTEE
    PROPOSED BUDGET ESTIMATES FOR FY03 - NAVY AND AIR FORCE MILITARY CONSTRUCTION
    March 19, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • HONORABLE H.T. JOHNSON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, FOR INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • REAR ADMIRAL DAVID PRUETT, CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS, OFFICE OF CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
    • REAR ADMIRAL NOEL PRESTON, U.S. NAVY RESERVE BRIGADIER GENERAL RONALD COLEMAN, U.S. MARINE CORPS
    • HONORABLE NELSON GIBBS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE, FOR INSTALLATIONS, ENVIRONMENT, AND LOGISTICS
    • MAJOR GENERAL EARNEST ROBBINS, AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEER
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL DAVID BRUBAKER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, AIR NATIONAL GUARD
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT DUIGNAN, AIR FORCE RESERVE


    Army modernization and transformation in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 14, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Airland
    • Joint statement of General John M. Keane, USA, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army and
    • Les Brownlee, Under Secretary of the Army


    Posture and FY 2003 Appropriations of the Army Budget
    March 14, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • Honorable Thomas White, Secretary of the Army
    • General Eric Shinseki, Chief of Satff, USA


    Atomic energy defense activities of the Department of Energy, in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    March 14, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services
    U.S. and Europe: The Bush Administration and Transatlantic Relations
    March 13, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Europe

    Ballistic Missile Defense acquisition policy and oversight, in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 13, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces

    Defense Health Program in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    March 13, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Personnel

    FY 2003 DEFENSE TRANSFORMATION BUDGET REQUEST
    March 13, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Defense Subcommittee
    • E.C. "PETE" ALDRIDGE, UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE, FOR ACQUISITION, TECHNOLOGY AND LOGISTICS
    • VICE ADMIRAL ARTHUR CEBROWSKI, DIRECTOR, DEFENSE DEPARTMENT'S, OFFICE OF FORCE TRANSITION TRANSFORMATION


    PRIVATIZATION OF MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING
    March 13, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • RAYMOND F. DUBOIS, DEPUTY UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE, (INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT)
    • GEOFFREY G. PROSCH, PRINCIPLE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, (INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT)
    • JIMMY G. DISHNER, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE, (INSTALLATIONS)
    • H.T. JOHNSON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, (INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT)


    To receive testimony on special operations military capabilities, operational requirements, and technology aquisition in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 12, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

    Dirty Bombs and Basement Nukes: The Terrorist Nuclear Threat
    March 9, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Dr. Donald D.Cobb, Associate Laboratory Director for Threat Reduction, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • Dr. Henry C.Kelly, President, Federation of American Scientist
    • Dr. Steven E.Koonin, Provost, California Institute of Technology
    • Dr. Richard A.Meserve, Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • Dr. Harry C.Vantine, Division Leader, Counter-terrorism and Incident Response, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 14.7M)
    • Hearing Transcript (Text 225K)


    Ballistic Missile Defense program and budget in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 7, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces

    Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year and the Future Years Defense Program
    March 7, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    To receive testimony on Department of Defense financial management.
    March 6, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

    FY 2003 AIR FORCE MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS
    March 6, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Miltiary Construction
    • NELSON GIBBS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE, FOR INSTALLATIONS, ENVIRONMENT AND LOGISITICS
    • MAJOR GENERAL EARNEST ROBBINS, AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEER
    • MAJOR GENERAL DAVID BRUBAKER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, AIR NATIONAL GUARD
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT DUIGNAN, DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF, AIR FORCE RESERVE


    FY 2003 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS
    March 6, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • H.T. JOHNSON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, FOR INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • REAR ADMIRAL MICHAEL JOHNSON, REPRESENTING THE U.S. NAVY
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL (SELECT) RONALD COLEMAN, REPRESENTING THE U.S. MARINE CORPS
    • REAR ADMIRAL NOEL PRESTON, REPRESENTING THE U.S. NAVAL RESERVE


    FY 2003 ARMY APPROPRIATIONS
    March 6, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • THOMAS WHITE, SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
    • GENERAL ERIC SHINSEKI, CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE U.S. ARMY


    Nonproliferation programs of the Department of Energy and the Cooperative Threat Reduction program of the Department of Defense in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    March 6, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

    DEFENSE-WIDE, DEFENSE AGENCIES AND ARMY MILITARY CONSTRUCTION
    March 5, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • DOV ZAKHEIM, UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE (COMPTROLLER)
    • RAYMOND DUBOIS, DEPUTY UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE, FOR INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • LIEUTENANT GENERAL WILLIAM TANGNEY, DEPUTY CINC, SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
    • MAJOR GENERAL LEONARD RANDOLPH, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY
    • JOHN MOLINO, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, MILITARY COMMUNITY AND FAMILY POLICY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EDUCATION ACTIVITY
    • FREDERICK BAILLIE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, LOGISTICS OPERATIONS, DEFENSE LOGISTICS
    • MARIO FIORI, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT VAN ANTWERP, ASSISTANT CHIEF OF STAFF, INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
    • MAJOR GENERAL JAMES HELMLY, COMMANDER, 78TH DIVISION (TRAINING SUPPORT), U.S. ARMY RESERVE
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL SQUIER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD


    Marine Corps modernization programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    March 5, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Seapower

    Testimony from unified and regional commanders on their military strategy and operational requirements in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003 and the Future Years Defense Program.
    March 5, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Navy On-Station Enhancement Options
    19 March 2002 SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE SEA-POWER SUB-COMMITTEE

    February


    Department of Defense installation and environmental programs, in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    February 28, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
    • Raymond F. DuBois, Jr., Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Environment)
    • Mario P. Fiori, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Environment)
    • H. T. Johnson, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment)
    • Nelson F. Gibbs, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment and Logistics)


    Future of the North Atlantic Tready Organization (NATO)
    February 28, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Ukraine Parliamentary Elections
    February 27, 2002 - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


    U.S.-Russia Relations: An Assessment
    February 27, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Europe

    FY 2003 ARMY MILITARY CONSTRUCTION APPROPRIATIONS
    February 27, 2002 - House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction
    • GENERAL ROBERT VAN ANTWERP, ASSISTANT CHIEF OF STAFF FOR FORT INSTALLATION, MANAGEMENT
    • BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL J. SQUIER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
    • MARIO FIORI, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR INSTALLATION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    • MAJOR GENERAL JAMES HELMLY, COMMANDER (TPU), 78TH DIVISION (TRAINING SUPPORT), U.S. ARMY RESERVES


    U.S. Security Policy in Asia and the Pacific: A View from Pacific Command
    February 27, 2002 - House COmmittee on International Relations, Joint Hearing with Subcommittee on East Asia and the Pacific and Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia

    FY 2003 APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
    February 27, 2002 - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense
    • PAUL WOLFOWITZ, DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
    • DR. DOV ZAKHEIM, UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE (COMPTROLLER)


    Department of Defense aquisition policy
    February 27, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
    • Michael W. Wynne, Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
    • Ms. Deidre A. Lee, Director-Defense Procurement (No Statement)
    • Angela Styles, Administrator-Office of Federal Procurement Policy


    Weapons of mass destruction program of Iraq
    February 27, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
    • Mr. Anthony Cordesman, Arleigh Burke Chair and Senior Fellow, Strategic Assessment, Center for Strategic and International Studies
    • Mr. Charles Duelfer, Visiting Resident Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies


    U.S. Interests in East Asia and the Pacific: Problems and Prospects in the Year of the Horse
    February 14, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on East Asia and the Pacific

    Results of the Nuclear Posture Review, in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003
    February 14, 2002 - House Committee on Armed Services

    Active and reserve military and civilian personnel programs, in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003.
    February 13, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services, Personnel Subcommittee

    Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2003 and the Future Years Defense Program
    February 12, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Statement of General Tommy R. Franks Commander in Chief, US Central Command
    February 7, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services

    What's Next in the War on Terrorism?
    February 7, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Samuel R.Berger, former National Security Advisor
    • Gen. George A.Joulwan, U.S. Army (Ret.), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander
    • William Kristol, editor, The Weekly Standard; chairman, Project for the New American Century
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 304KB)


    The New Strategic Framework: Implications for U.S. Security
    February 6, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • William J.Perry, former Secretary of Defense, Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor, Stanford University
    • Hon. Caspar W.Weinberger, former Secretary of Defense
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 201KB)


    The President's International Affairs Budget Request for FY2003
    February 6, 2002 - House Committee on International Relations

    Somalia: U.S. Policy Options
    February 6, 2002 - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Walter H.Kansteiner, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Department of State
    • Dr. Ken Menkhaus, associate professor of Political Science, Davidson College
    • Dr. David H.Shinn, former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and Special Coordinator for Somalia
    • Hearing Transcript (PDF 316KB)


    2003 Defense Budget Request
    February 5, 2002 - Senate Committee on Armed Services




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