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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 038-03
April 16, 2003

Forward Air Base Commander to Brief Live

The Defense Department offers a live briefing with Col. John Dobbins, the commander of the forward air base in Tallil, Iraq, on Thursday, April 17, at 8 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 2E781. Col. Dobbins will discuss the role that the base has played, and continues to play, in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Tallil was the first forward air base from which the coalition forces were able to operate.

Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 7:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.