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Release No: 076-95
March 13, 1995

No. 076-P:03/13/95:Assistant Secretary of Defense for Econo

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Economic Security Joshua Gotbaum will hold a press briefing Wednesday, March 15, 1995 at 1:30 p.m. in the Department of Defense Briefing Studio, room 2E781, the Pentagon. The purpose of the briefing is to address community reuse of closing military bases.

Joining Gotbaum will be Mayor Katy Roberts Podagrosi of Rantoul, Ill., home of the former Chanute Air Force Base, and Mayor Edward "Ned" Randolph of Alexandria, La., home of the former England Air Force Base. The mayors will explain how their communities are successfully recovering following closure of the local installation.

Reporters requiring an escort into the Pentagon must arrive at the Mall Entrance no later than 1:15 p.m. The point of contact for further information and general press coverage is Glenn Flood, (703) 695-0192. The point of contact for audiovisual coverage is Terry Mitchell, (703) 695-0169.

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