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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 217-00
November 15, 2000

Deputy Secretary de Leon to Receive "2000 Support for Military Families Award"

On Thursday Nov. 16 at noon EST, Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Charles L. Cragin will receive the "2000 Support for Military Families Award."

They were chosen by the Board of Governors of the National Military Family Association to receive this award in recognition of their outstanding work on behalf of uniformed Services families.

The awards will be presented during the National Military Family Association's 31st Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA.

Media interested in covering this event should contact Claire Saxon at (703) 823-6632.