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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 316-94
December 09, 1994

No. 316-P:12/09/94:General John M. Shalikashvili, chairman

General John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base on Saturday, December 10, 1994, for a visit to Brussels, Belgium, where he will participate in the NATO Military Committee/Chiefs of Staff meeting. The meeting will conclude on Thursday, December 15.

The Chairman will then travel to St. Louis, Missouri, where he is scheduled to speak at the opening ceremony of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of the Bulge. The event, hosted by the Veterans of the Battle of the Buldge, will be held at the Regal Riverfront Hotel, 200 South Foruth Street in St. Louis at 7 p.m. on December 15. The 50th commemoration activities will run through Sunday, December 18.

Media interested in covering General Shalikashvili's remarks at the Battle of the Bulge commemoration should contact:

Debra Faber, Media Relations, Veterans of the Battle of the

Bulge, telephone 618-632-7630

Joan Asboth, the Chaiman's Public Affairs Office, telephone

703-697-4272