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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 202-97
September 12, 1997

Secretary of Defense To Speak To Air Force Association

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will be the keynote speaker at the Air Force Association's (AFA) annual national convention to be held at the Sheraton Washington Hotel, 2600 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C., at 9:15 a.m. (EDT) on Monday, September 15, 1997. No media availability is scheduled.

The theme for Secretary Cohen's speech is "The Air Force, Its Legacy And Its Future." The audio portion of the address is planned to be transmitted to the Pentagon. Point of contact for the event is Mr. Howard Metzger, AFA chief of media relations, at (703) 247-5843. The AFA media center at the Sheraton Washington Hotel will be open on September 15, 1997 for further assistance.