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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 137-99
May 21, 1999

Full Honors Arrival Ceremony for Saudi Chief of General Staff

Gen. Henry H. Shelton, U.S. Army, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will host a Joint Services Full Honors Arrival Ceremony at the Pentagon River Plaza at 3 p.m., Monday, May 24, 1999, in honor of Gen. Saleh Bin Ali Al-Muhaya, chief of the General Staff, Saudi Arabian Armed Forces.

Gen. Al-Muhaya will arrive in Washington, D.C., on Saturday., May 22, 1999, for a seven-day visit as the guest of General Shelton. During his trip to the United States, he will visit Norfolk, Va.; Fort Stewart, Ga.; Maxwell AFB, Ala.; Fort Bliss, Tex.; and MacDill AFB, Fla. The visit will conclude on Friday, May 28.

For details concerning photo opportunities only, please contact Navy Capt. Steve Pietropaoli or Carolyn Piper in the chairman's public affairs office at (703) 697-4272.

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