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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 045-97
March 14, 1997

JCS Travel to California

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, U.S. Army, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base on Saturday, March 15, 1997 for California. In San Diego he will serve as the guest speaker at the Coronado 12th Annual Salute to the Military Ball which begins at 6:00 p.m.

On Monday, March 17, the chairman will address sailors onboard the USS Boxer and participate in a San Diego Union Tribune editorial board before visiting the USS Constellation. He continues to Camp Pendleton, Calif. for briefings and to observe Marine demonstrations and operations.

Gen. Shalikashvili will join the Secretary of Defense on Tuesday, March 18 at Fort Irwin to tour facilities at the National Training Center before returning to Washington.

For additional information, please contact Ms. Joan Asboth in the public affairs office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at (703) 697-4272.

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