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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 087-10
September 14, 2010

Soldier Selected for Medal of Honor to Address Media Live from Italy

            Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, will address the media live via satellite from Vicenza, Italy, at 12:30 p.m. EDT, Sept. 15, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  On Sept. 10 the White House announced Giunta will receive the Medal of Honor and further details on the presentation ceremony will be released at a later date.

            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.

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