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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 032-97
February 26, 1997

DoD News Briefing for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, 1997 canceled

There will no 1:30 p.m. DoD News Briefing on Thursday, Feb. 27, 1997 due to public appearances by both the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense that day.

Deputy Secretary of Defense John P. White and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Stephen C. Joseph will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Gulf War Illnesses beginning at 10 a.m.

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will conduct a news conference at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, at 4:40 p.m. Central Standard Time (5:40 EST). Arrangements have been to air the event on Pentagon Cable Channel 13.

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