The Department of Defense today announced a partnership of the Army, Air
Force, Navy, Air National Guard, Department of State, and other agencies to
move excess automation and base support equipment to support the critical needs
of the Rwanda War Crimes Tribunal. These supplies, totaling more than 60 tons,
will be flown to Kigali, Rwanda aboard a C-5A Galaxy transport aircraft from
the 105th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard based at Stewart
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations Low
Intensity Conflict Timothy Connolly noted this movement of supplies as part of
a continuous effort by the U.S. to support the work of the Rwanda Tribunal.
Connolly went on to say that this is the first time that assets from such a
diverse number of agencies have been brought together in such an ambitious
project to share expertise and reduce cost to all partners.
The trip, starting March 26, 1996 will last six days and cover more than
18,000 miles. In addition to the automation and base support equipment, tents
and power generation equipment will be delivered to the World Food