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  • Homosexuals in the Military Announcement
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    Homosexuals in the Military Announcement

    President Clinton announced a lifting of the ban against homosexuals in the military that would allow homosexuals to serve in the military if they remain celibate while serving. He was accompanied on stage by the…

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  • Homosexuals in the Military
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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from Department of Defense officials on the administration’s new policy concerning homosexuals in the U.S. military. The previous day, President Clinton announced the introduction of the new…

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  • Homosexuals in the Military
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    Homosexuals in the Military

    Defense Secretary Aspin and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spoke in a news conference following a speech by President Clinton on the new policy on homosexuals in the U.S. military.…

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  • General Powell Retirement Ceremony
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    General Powell Retirement Ceremony

    President Clinton and Secretary Aspin spoke at a full military ceremony celebrating the long, distinguished career of retiring Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Powell.…

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  • Defense Department Review
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    Defense Department Review

    Secretary Aspin and General Powell briefed the media on the results of a five-month review of U.S. defense needs. The “Bottom-Up Review” assesses U.S. defense strategy, military structure…

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  • Special Briefing on US Air Strike on Iraq
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    Special Briefing on U.S. Air Strike on Iraq

    Secretary Aspin and General Powell spoke in a news briefing in the Pentagon on the U.S. military air strike against targets in Iraq earlier in the day. The two men spoke shortly after the…

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  • Military Base Closings
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    Military Base Closings

    The commission heard testimony from Secretary Aspin, General Powell and other members of the Joint Chiefs on the list of military bases slated for closure by the Department of Defense earlier in…

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  • Pentagons 50th Anniversary Honors Ceremony
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    Pentagon's 50th Anniversary Honors Ceremony

    Administration officials and Department of Defense administrators spoke in a ceremony commemorating the completion of the construction of the Pentagon fifty years earlier in 1943. The…

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  • Homosexuals in the Military
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    Homosexuals in the Military

    General Powell and Secretary Aspin answered questions concerning allowing gays to serve in the military. They discussed the changes necessary to accommodate gays at military bases and in…

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  • Defense Department Budget Part 2
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    Defense Department Budget Part 2

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  • Defense Department Budget Part 1
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    Defense Department Budget Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from Secretary Aspin and General Powell on the Department of Defense strategy for the future of the U.S. military and the fiscal year 1994 Department of…

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  • Military Base Closings
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    Military Base Closings

    The commission heard testimony from Secretary Aspin and General Powell on recently announced plans to close 31 major U.S. military installations and cutting back 130 other bases. The…

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  • Conflict in Former Yugoslavia
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    Conflict in Former Yugoslavia

    Secretary Aspin and General Powell spoke briefly with reporters after a meeting with Senate leaders to discuss plans for an airdrop of humanitarian aid to the former Yugoslavia, which has…

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  • Armed Services Welcoming Ceremony
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    Armed Services Welcoming Ceremony

    Secretary Aspin and General Powell spoke in a ceremony welcoming the secretary to the Department of Defense. The ceremony included the National Anthem, an invocation, and Secretary Aspin’s…

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