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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 097-95
March 31, 1995

No. 097-P:03/31/95:The Department of Defense will conduct a

The Department of Defense will conduct a Joint Service Full Honors Ceremony to honor the veterans of the Battle of Okinawa at the Pentagon's Lower Parade Field at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 1, 1995. Secretary of the Army Togo West is scheduled to deliver the keynote address.

The Navy Memorial will also mark the 50th anniversary of the invasion of Okinawa with a ceremony at 2 p.m., April 1, 1995, at the Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. in Washington, D.C.

For more information contact Lt. Col. Alfred Lott or Staff Sgt. Jeff Fry at the World War II Commemoration Committee, (703) 604-0819.


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