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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 255-99
October 12, 1999

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

As part of its National Disability Employment Awareness Month activities, the Department of Defense will host an observance and awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 2:30 p.m. EDT in Room 5A1070 of the Pentagon. Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Rudy de Leon will host the ceremony. The guest speaker will be Chairperson of the National Council on Disability Marca Bristo. The theme for the National Disability Employment Awareness Month is "Think Ability."

For more information, contact Judith C. Gilliom in the Office of the Assistance Secretary of Defense for Equal Opportunity at (703) 697-8661 or via email at gilliomj@pr.osd.mil.

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