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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 120-07
November 02, 2007

Roundtable Announced for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program Awards

There will be a media roundtable on Nov. 5 at 2 pm EST in Pentagon 2E565, to discuss the 2007 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program Awards.
 
The awards recognize the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people, military commands, and companies that work with this important Defense Department program. Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England will present the awardsin a ceremony that will take place on Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. EST, in the Pentagon Conference Center.
 
Anthony Martoccia, the director of Small Business Programs for the Defense Department, will speak with reporters, and he will be joined by small business officials from the Army, Navy and Air Force.
 
Journalists interested in attending the roundtable or awards event can call Chris Isleib at (703) 695-6294 for more information.
 
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.