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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 050-99
March 25, 1999

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen to address Arkansas State Legislature

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is scheduled to address the Arkansas State Legislature, along with civilian and military leaders of the Arkansas community, Tuesday, March 30, at 1:30 p.m. (CST) at the Capitol Building in Little Rock.

The Secretary will be hosted by Gov. Michael Huckabee and Speaker Robert Johnson. He will discuss the proposed increase in the Defense budget and other military issues.

For speech and media coverage information at the State Capitol Building, please call Rex Nelson, Gov. Huckabee's press secretary at (501) 682- 3606.

This is part of the Secretary's continuing effort to discuss key defense issues and the important role of the Armed forces with leadership groups across the nation.

Following the address, Cohen also plans to visit Air Force personnel at Little Rock Air Force Base and deliver informal remarks at 3 p.m. (CST).

Media wishing to cover the Secretary's remarks at Little Rock Air Force Base should call Capt. Dani Johnson at (501) 987-3604.