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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 340-96
December 10, 1996

Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses Will Host a Presentation

Bernard Rostker, Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses, will host a presentation of chemical agent detection equipment used in the Gulf War for veterans organizations at 1 p.m. (EST), Wednesday, Dec. 11, 1996, in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. Members of the media are invited to attend.

Equipment to be shown includes the full range of chemical sensor and protective equipment used in the Gulf. The M8A1 automatic chemical agent alarm, the M256 chemical agent detector kit, and the nuclear biological chemical reconnaissance system Fox vehicle, will be highlighted.

Point of contact is Dr. Eric Berryman, (703) 695-0192.