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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 364-03
May 23, 2003

OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM VETERANS RANG THE NYSE OPENING BELL

Nine Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange today at 9:30 a.m. to commemorate Operation Tribute to Freedom. Participating were:

Senior Master Sgt. Mary Andrasko, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Tech. Sgt. Michael Bowyer, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Maj. Henry Cohen, U.S. Army, Third Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Tech. Sgt. Francine Craig-Gray, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Master Sgt. Mike Davis, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Keating, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Maj. Dave McNulty, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Maj. Kirk Pierce, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Senior Master Sgt. Tony Russell, 113th Wing, Washington D.C. Air National Guard

Operation Tribute to Freedom is a program of activities in appreciation for our men and women in uniform and the families that support them.