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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 308-96
November 05, 1996

Secretary Perry to Recognize U.S. Strategic Command with the Hammer Award

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will recognize the United States Strategic Command's receiving the Hammer Award for "cutting the red tape in Government." The ceremony will take place in the Officers' Club Ballroom, Offutt AFB, Neb., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1996, at 2:35 p.m. (CST). The event will be open to media coverage.

There will be a media availability in the Officer's Club Ballroom following the ceremony at 3:15 p.m. (CST). Attempts will be made to pipe the activities back to the Pentagon.

Interested media should contact Lt. Sharon Heath, U.S. Navy, chief, Public Affairs Operations Division, (402) 294-5656.

Following the award event, Secretary Perry will travel to the United States Space Command, Colorado Springs, Colo. to address the junior enlisted personnel. This event will not be open for media coverage.

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