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Release No: 253-98
November 06, 1998

Media Seats Available on C-17 to Honduras

Two C-17's will be flying from Roosevelt Roads Naval Air Station, Puerto Rico, Saturday morning to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, an intermediate staging base, taking Navy Seabees and their construction equipment to assist in the clean-up after Hurricane Mitch devastated the country.

Interested media wishing to board these flights and possible future lifts, should contact Mr. Bob Nelson from the Roosevelt Roads Naval Air Station Public Affairs office. Telephone numbers: (787) 865-4022 (office), (787) 865-4575 (fax), and (787) 403-1778 (cellular).

For information regarding overall disaster relief contact Southern Command Public Affairs at (305) 437-1206/1201.

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