Release No: 287-98
December 09, 1998
Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will host an honor ceremony to welcome his Russian counterpart, Gen. Anatoliy V. Kvashnin, chief of the general staff and first deputy minister of defense, to the Pentagon at 2 p.m. (EST), Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998. They will also participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, at 4:15 p.m.
Both events will be photo opportunities only. Questions regarding the visit should be directed to Navy Capt. S. R. Pietropaoli in the office of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at (703) 697-4272.