Under Secretary of Defense
4000 Defense Pentagon
Washington, D.C. 20301-4000
Nov 14 2003


MEMORANDUM FOR SECRETARIES OF THE MILITARY DEPARTMENTS

SUBJECT: Redelegation of Authority for Section 8099 of the Department of Defense
            Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004

The Secretaries of the Military Departments are hereby redelegated the authority and assigned the responsibility for section 8099 (Department of Defense use of Secretary of Veterans Affairs authority regarding appointment of certain health care professionals) of the Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 108-87, September 20, 2003). The Deputy Secretary of Defense delegated this authority to me by memorandum dated November 7, 2003, subject; "Delegation of Authority Under Section 8099 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004." You may redelegate this authority in writing.



//signed//
David S. C. Chu