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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 266-95
September 22, 1995

No. 266-P:09/22/95:A ceremony to honor the recipient of the

A ceremony to honor the recipient of the first Paul H. Nitze Award for Excellence in International Security Affairs will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 1995, at 2:00 p.m. in the Pentagon Auditorium (Room 5A1070).

This new, annual award will be presented to an individual who has a distinguished record of sustained superior performance and significant contributions to international security affairs.

At the ceremony, Ambassador Nitze, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, will present a plaque to the winner and formally recognize all finalists. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Joseph S. Nye, Jr., will also speak during the ceremony.

The ceremony will be open to media coverage. The public affairs point of contact is CDR Chuck Franklin at (703) 697-5131. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of the ceremony should contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 697-0169.