Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen departs Washington,
D.C. on Thursday, February 27, 1997 on the first of his visits to
American military bases since assuming his post.
Secretary Cohen will arrive at Lackland Air Force Base near
San Antonio, Texas at
1:10 p.m. (CST), Thursday, to observe training activities and
visit with airmen assigned there. He will repeat the opportunity
the following day when he visits Fort Jackson, S.C.
For more information on photo opportunities and media
availabilities during his visits, points of contact are: Irene
Witt, chief of media relations, Lackland AFB Office of Public
Affairs, 210-671-2907, or Doug Cook, director, Fort Jackson
Public Affairs Office, 803-751-7650.