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Release No: 142-99
May 26, 1999

Background Briefing by USAF Senior Officers, Stop Loss.

At 3:30 p.m. (EDT) today, Air Force officials will give a background briefing concerning their plans to implement Stop Loss within the Air Force. Stop Loss refers to the authority to suspend any provision of the law relating to promotion, retirement or separation applicable to any member of the Armed Forces determined to be essential to the national security of the United States.

The briefing will be in the Air Force public affairs conference room, Room 4D922, the Pentagon. For additional information, contact Air Force Public Affairs at (703)695-0640.

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