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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 016-04
March 31, 2004

Secretary Rumsfeld hosts Armed Forces Full Honor Ceremony

            Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage will host an armed forces full honor ceremony to honor the State of Kuwait as a major non-NATO ally of the United States in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070, Thursday, April 1, 2004, at 11:30 a.m. EST.

 

            Minister of Defense Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarek Al-Hamad Al-Sabahand Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah will represent the State of Kuwait.

 

            Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 10:45 a.m. for escort to the cordon.

 

            Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.