Report No. 106-162
President Bill Clinton promised the Kosovar people that the ethnic cleansing would end and refugees would return home. Includes an introduction by USIA.
The Inspector General evaluated how effectively Service item managers coordinated multiservice item disposal & transfer.
The Air Force will begin suspending normal separations and retirements for people in critical career fields effective June 15.
The Inspector General found that the command's processes for preparing for the USS Constellation Battle Group Systems Integration Test for the year 2000 needed improvement.
Up to 20,000 British troops could be deployed to assist in a NATO peacekeeping operation in Kosovo.
Includes the promotions and/or reappointments of Air Force Gens. Charles Holland, Maxwell Bailey, William Begert and David Vesely.
The Inspector General found that SLAM was fully Y2K compliant.
The Inspector General found that U.S. Forces Korea had not obtained assurances that the South Korean military was Y2K compliant.
Includes 5/24/1999 through 5/26/1999 Congressional Record text of the floor debate on the Senate version of the FY-00 Defense Authorization Act.
Sen. Robert Smith introduced S.Res.107 to establish a select committee that would investigate allegations of Chinese espionage in the wake of the Cox Committee report.
Sen. Sam Brownback removed an amendment from consideration that called for the lifting of economic sanctions against India & Pakistan imposed in 1998 following nuclear tests. He did so in the wake of resurgent tensions along the India-Pakistan border.
President Bill Clinton certified to Congress that the Amended Protocol to the Convention on Coventional Weapons would not hinder the United States' ability to use antipersonnel mines.
President Bill Clinton informed congressional leaders that he was ordering several thousand additional personnel to the Balkans. Includes an introduction by USIA.
President Bill Clinton told House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt in a 5/25/1999 letter that he would veto the fiscal year 2000 Defense Authorization Bill if it includes a provision prohibiting the use of FY-00 money to fund Operation Allied Force. Includes an introduction by USIA.
The Pentagon selected Thomas R. Bloom as director of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Bloom is the former chief financial officer for the General Services Administration.
Doctrine Document 2-5-2 outlines the fundamental principles and operational-level Air Force doctrine for intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance (ISR), and supports basic aerospace doctrine. In addition to the doctrine document, also includes an overview briefing.
Several houses used by the Stabilization Force in Bosnia came under RPG fire.
President Bill Clinton lauded Senate lawmakers for ratifying the Amended Mines Protocol to the Convention on Conventional Weapons.
Spokesman Joe Lockhart briefed reporters on the eve of the release of the Cox Committee report on Chinese espionage in the United States.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner wrote to Energy Secretary Bill Richardson on allegations of espionage at DOE nuclear weapons labs.
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright gave a press briefing on the Kosovo crisis with Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer of Germany.
NATO Secretary General Javier Solana met with Jose Maria Aznar of Spain.