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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 324-96
November 18, 1996

General Shalikashvile, will address the Joint Staff/Defense Special Weapons Agency Force Protection Technology Symposium

General John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will address the Joint Staff/Defense Special Weapons Agency Force Protection Technology Symposium on Tuesday, November 19, 1996, at 10 a.m. at the Marriott Crystal City Forum, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia.

The Defense Special Weapons Agency, in conjunction with the office of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is conducting the Force Protection Symposium to discuss enhancement of protection of US military forces from terrorists acts, with special focus on application of commercial off-the-shelf technologies. The conference is scheduled for November 18-20.

Media interested in covering the speech can register at the Crystal Forum prior to 9:30 a.m. on the day of the conference and receive press badges. Questions regarding the chairman's participation should be directed to Carolyn Piper at (703) 697- 4272.

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