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Release No: 261-95
September 18, 1995

No. 261-P:09/18/95:Secretary of the Army Togo D. West Jr. i

Secretary of the Army Togo D. West Jr. is traveling in Europe this week with scheduled stops in Germany and Macedonia.

West will visit 7th Army Training Command at Grafenwoehr today to talk with soldiers from U.S. Army Europe who are participating in exercise "Mountain Shield II." This exercise is designed to provide training for European-based U.S. forces in deployment procedures, joint force planning and interoperability, planning and conducting air assault and air mobility operations, contingency missions, and redeployment procedures.

West is scheduled to visit the Marshall Center in Garmisch on Tuesday to address the current class of 75 students representing 25 countries. His talk will focus on the United States National Security Strategy.

On Wednesday West will visit Macedonia, where he will meet with senior defense and government officials before visiting soldiers at Camp Able Sentry and various observation posts throughout the region.

West is scheduled to return to Washington on Thursday. For more information, contact Maj. Sharan Daniel at (703) 695-1717.

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