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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 244-97
October 20, 1997

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE TO RECEIVE INTREPID FREEDOM AWARD

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will receive the 1997 Intrepid Freedom Award at a reception and dinner hosted by the Intrepid Museum Foundation at 7:45 p.m. (EDT) on Oct. 21, 1997, aboard the Intrepid aircraft carrier museum at Intrepid Square, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Secretary Cohen will deliver remarks at the event, which is open to the media. Point of contact for the event is Denise Karach, public affairs director of the Intrepid Museum at (212) 957-7055, ext. 8055.