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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 141-03
November 17, 2003

Maj. Gen. Swannack to Brief Live from Baghdad

          The 82nd Airborne Division’s commanding general, Maj. Gen. Charles H. Swannack Jr., will hold a press conference via video tele-conference from the Baghdad Forum at 9:00 a.m. EST, November 18th.  

 

          Maj. Gen. Swannack will address issues such as resistance in the Al Anbar province, coalition response, and security measures, as well as reconstruction efforts in the province.

 

          The 82nd Airborne Division, based out of Ft. Bragg, N.C., is responsible for all combat operations in the Al Anbar province, including Fallujah and Ar Ramadi.

 

          Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at 8:30 a.m. EST for an escort.  Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

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