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Release No: 010-04
February 13, 2004

Commanding General Briefs on Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan

     Army Lt. Gen. David Barno, commanding general, Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, and Army Col. Mike Perry, commander, Combined Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force, will conduct a two-way briefing from Bagram on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. EST regarding the organizational construct of provincial reconstruction teams and their purpose, goals and effectiveness as an extension of the Afghan national government.  Media who would like to participate in the briefing should be in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, by 9:55 a.m.


     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 and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 9:15 a.m.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.


     For additional details, media should contact Lt. Col. James Cassella, DoD Public Affairs Office, at (703) 697-0657 or by e-mail at mailto:james.cassella@osd.mil.

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