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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 031-97
February 25, 1997

Secretary Cohen to Visit Lackland AFB, TX, Ft. Jackson, SC, February 27-28

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen departs Washington, D.C. on Thursday, February 27, 1997 on the first of his visits to American military bases since assuming his post.

Secretary Cohen will arrive at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas at 1:10 p.m. (CST), Thursday, to observe training activities and visit with airmen assigned there. He will repeat the opportunity the following day when he visits Fort Jackson, S.C.

For more information on photo opportunities and media availabilities during his visits, points of contact are: Irene Witt, chief of media relations, Lackland AFB Office of Public Affairs, 210-671-2907, or Doug Cook, director, Fort Jackson Public Affairs Office, 803-751-7650.