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Release No: 046-04
September 09, 2004

Secretary of The Navy to Name Newest Amphibious Ships

             Secretary of the Navy Gordon England will name two of the Navy's newest amphibious transport dock ships (LPD 24 and 25) at a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at 3:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070.  


            England will be joined by 9-11 families and Congressional leaders when he names ships to honor communities and individuals affected by attacks of 9-11.


            Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5342 for escort into the building.

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