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