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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 153-95
May 17, 1995

No. 153-P:05/16/95:Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will host an Armed Forces Full Honors Arrival Ceremony at the Pentagon River Plaza at 9 a.m. (EDT), May 17, 1995, for the arrival of Lt. Gen. Amnon Lipkin Shahak, chief of the General Staff, Israel Defense Forces.

General Shahak is visited the United States from May 16-23 as the guest of General Shalikashvili. During the period of the visit, he will tour various military installations in Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Massachusetts. While in Washington, D.C., General Shahak will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) on May 17.

Photographic opportunities only will be available at the arrival ceremony, at the beginning of the discussions with the Chairman, and at the wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington Cemetery. Because of the limited space in the Chairman's office, coverage may be pooled. For details concerning photographic coverage, contact Carolyn Piper in the office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, (703) 697-4272.