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Release No: 116-97
May 22, 1997

JCS Chairman to Host a Full Honors Ceremony for Belgium Chief of Staff

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will host a Joint Service Full Honors Ceremony for Vice Adm. Willy M. Herteleer, chief of the general staff, Kingdom of Belgium, at Whipple Field, Fort Myer, Virginia, at 9 a.m. (EDT), Friday, May 23, 1997.

Herteleer will be in the United States May 17-24 as the guest of Shalikashvili. While in Washington, he will meet with U.S. and Belgium officials. He is also scheduled to visit various Army, Navy, and Air Force installations prior to departure to Belgium on May 24.

For details concerning photographic opportunities, contact Joan Asboth, telephone (703) 697-4272.

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