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Release No: 001-99
January 06, 1999

Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to Welcome Secretary of National Defense of the Republic of the Philippines

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Secretary of National Defense Orlando Mercado, of the Republic of the Philippines, to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. (EST), Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon.

There will not be a media availability following the ceremony.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 10:10 a.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

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