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Release No: 036-97
March 03, 1997

Change from Full Honor Arrival to Honor Cordon for U.K. Defense Minister


Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will welcome Secretary of State for Defence Michael Portillo, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. (EST), March 3, 1997, with an Honor Cordon on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

The Honor Cordon is being held in lieu of the Full Honor Arrival Ceremony previously scheduled because of the inclement weather. There will be a photo opportunity immediately following the ceremony.

Media must be outside the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 10:10 a.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Jim Kout at (703) 695-0168.

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