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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 032-04
June 30, 2004

Anthrax, Smallpox Protection Policies Updated

William Winkenwerder, Jr., MD, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, will speak this morning at 11:00 in the OSD Briefing Room regarding expansion of force protection anthrax and smallpox immunization programs for DoD personnel. 

 

He will provide background information off-camera following the Press Conference

 

            Media without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 10:15 a.m.  Media must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

 

            More information about the press conference can be obtained by calling Cmdr. Mark Mintz at OSD-PA 703-697-5134.

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