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Release No: 121-98
May 15, 1998

Secretary of Defense Presents Replacement Medals

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Rep. John Baldacci will present replacement medals to World War II veteran Ernest F. Abbott, whose Bronze Star and other medals were stolen in a robbery. The ceremony will be held in the Grand Jury Room of Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building, 202 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine, at 12:30 p.m. (EDT), May 18. This event is open to the media.

Those interested in obtaining more information may call John Ripley, Public Affairs Officer for Rep. John Baldacci, (207) 942-6935.

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