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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 310-96
November 07, 1996

Mrs. Joan E. Shalikashvili, wife of Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, U.S. Army, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will christen the U.S. Navy's newest Aegis Destroyer Decatur (DDG 73) on Saturday, Nov. 9, 1996, at Bath Iron Works Corporation, a

Mrs. Joan E. Shalikashvili, wife of Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, U.S. Army, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will christen the U.S. Navy's newest Aegis Destroyer Decatur (DDG 73) on Saturday, Nov. 9, 1996, at Bath Iron Works Corporation, a division of General Dynamics, in Bath, Maine. The program will commence at 10 a.m. Gen. Shalikashvili will deliver the principal address.

Media desiring to cover the event should contact Ms. Joan Asboth in the Public Affairs Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, (703) 697-4272, or Ms. Julie Phillips, Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Bath Iron Works Corporation, (207) 442-4143.

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