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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 060-97
March 31, 1997

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman to Visit Korea, Japan and Alaska.

General John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Sunday, April 6, 1997, for Korea and Japan with a stopover in Alaska.

During the visit, he will meet with senior government and military leaders in the host countries and will consult with the Commander in Chief, UN Command/U.S. Forces Korea; and the Commander, U.S. Forces Japan. He will also visit American forces personnel assigned to the region.

General Shalikashvili will return to Washington, D.C. on April 12.