Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will deliver two
speeches in Texas this week as part of a trip that includes stops
in Colorado and California.
Dr. Perry will travel to Aspen, Colo., today, Tuesday,
August 13, 1996 to attend meetings at the Aspen Institute.
sessions at the Institute are not open to media.
The secretary will then travel to Houston, Texas, to address
the International Convention of the Air Force Sergeants
Association, Wednesday, August 14, 1996 at 7:15 p.m. (CDT), at
the Westin Galleria Hotel.
While there, he will receive the
AFSA's Award for Excellence in Military Leadership.
The point of
contact for media coverage is Mr. Ben Lindsay, AFSA media
liaison, (713) 960-8100, Room 3306.
Secretary Perry will also visit Fort Bliss, Texas, Thursday,
August 15, 1996 to tour facilities there and to address the
opening ceremony of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, at 1
The point of contact for media interested in
covering the speech is Ms. Donna Kelly, Fort Bliss Public
Affairs, (915) 568-4320.
Secretary Perry will travel to Irvine, Calif. for private
discussions with the Defense Science Board during their annual
He will return to Washington, DC, Friday, August