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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 243-97
October 17, 1997

SecDef to Deliver Remarks at WIMSA

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will deliver remarks at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation's dedication ceremony at 12:30 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, Oct. 18, 1997 at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery.

Also featured at the dedication ceremony will be a historic flyover of aircraft flown by women pilots. This is the first flyover in which all the aircraft of all five services will be piloted by women. In addition, the Air Force C-141 will have an all-woman crew.

The event is open to the media. Point of contact is Katy Dickey at (202) 408-0808.

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