Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, travels to Kansas City, Mo., on Friday, May 24, 2002. Myers will participate in a media availability Friday at the Liberty Memorial at 27th and Main Streets, Kansas City. On Saturday, May 25, Myers will be the keynote speaker at a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. CDT at the Liberty Memorial. Media wishing to attend these events should contact Shellie Rebman at (816) 665-6176 or Stacy McCullough at (816) 927-0128.
In honor of Armed Forces Day, Myers will throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the Kansas City Royals-Texas Rangers baseball game on Saturday, May 25, at 6 p.m. CDT, at Kauffman Stadium. Media interested in covering this event should contact Lora Grosshans at (816) 504-4360.
Myers will make brief remarks and render the military oath of office to 32 new recruits at 7:45 p.m. CDT at the Liberty Memorial. A concert, relighting of the Liberty Memorial and fireworks will follow. Interested media should contact Shellie Rebman at (816) 665-6176 or Stacy McCullough at (816) 927-0128.
For more information, contact Joan Asboth in the chairman's public affairs office at (703) 697-4272.