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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 238-97
October 14, 1997

Full Honors Review and Welcoming Ceremony for Gen. Shelton

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors review and welcoming ceremony for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H. Shelton, U.S. Army, at the Pentagon, 9 a.m. (EDT), Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997.

Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph W. Ralston, U.S. Air Force, will join Cohen in the ceremony.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 8:40 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Pat Toombs at (703) 697-6161.