Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will observe a drug
interdiction demonstration aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter
LEGARE, Portsmouth, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 1996 at 9:50 a.m.
(EDT). The visit is part of the secretary's senior enlisted trip
program and will be hosted by Master Chief Petty Officer of the
Coast Guard Rick Trent. This event is not open to the media.
Following the demonstration, Secretary Perry will conduct a
media availability aboard the LEGARE at approximately 11 a.m.
Media point of contact is Petty Officer Tod Lyons, U.S.
Coast Guard at (757) 398-6280.