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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 196-00
October 26, 2000

SECDEF to SOCOM Change of Command

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will speak at the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., Friday Oct. 27, 2000, at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla. Air Force Gen. Charles R. Holland will assumecommand from Army Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker as commander in chief, U.S. SOCOM.

There will be no media availability following the event.

Media interested in covering the ceremony should contact George Grimes or Lt. Edie Rosenthal at SOCOM Public Affairs at (813) 828-4600 or (813) 828-8862.