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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 239-96
August 13, 1996

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.

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. The 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 p.m. (MDT). 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 summer session. He will return to Washington, DC, Friday, August 16, 1996.

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