Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will light the Office of the Secretary
of Defense Christmas Giving Tree in a ceremony on Dec. 1, 1994 at 2 p.m. (EST),
in Room 3E912 of the Pentagon.
Christmas ornaments on the tree represent 200 children of deployed
service members from Pope AFB, N.C., Ft. Bragg, N.C., and 29 Palms, Calif., who
have been nominated by local family support services that will benefit from any
measure of assistance.
Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Mr. Terry
Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.