United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

Press Advisory

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

Press Advisory


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 239-97
October 15, 1997

US Southern Command Headquarters Dedication

United States Southern Command will formally dedicate its new headquarters in Miami, Fla. at 2 p.m. (EDT), Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997. The building will be dedicated to the memory of the late Gen. Maxwell R. Thurman, U.S. Army.

Gen. Hugh Shelton, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will join Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles and U.S. Senators Bob Graham and Connie Mack in dedicating the two story, 154,848 square-foot building located at 3511 N.W. 91st Avenue in the Westpointe Business Park, about four miles west of Miami International Airport.

To confirm attendance and get parking directions, contact Lt. Jane Campbell, U.S. Southern Command Public Affairs Office, (305) 437-1206 or (305) 437-1200.