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Release No: 042-97
March 13, 1997

Secretary of Defense Trip to Irwin

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will travel to the U.S. Army National Training Center, Fort Irwin Calif., on March 17-18, 1997 to view training exercises conducted as part of the Army's Advanced Warfighting Experiment.

At Fort Irwin, he will receive briefings on the Army's Force XXI and view instrumented battle operations conducted by elements of the 4th Infantry Division from Fort Hood, Texas.

Secretary Cohen will be accompanied on the trip by General Dennis J. Reimer, chief of staff of the U.S. Army.

Media interested in covering events at Fort Irwin can call the Training and Doctrine Command media center at (619) 380-8178.

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