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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 115-03
September 18, 2003

Air Force Academy Review Panel Releases Report

     The independent panel reviewing sexual misconduct allegations at the U.S. Air Force Academy will release its final report Monday, Sept. 22, 2003.  The Panel will conduct a press conference to discuss its findings and recommendations at 3:00 p.m. EDT in the House Armed Services Committee hearing room - 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

     The panel, chaired by former Florida Congresswoman Tillie K. Fowler, conducted a 90-day study of the policies, management, and organizational practices and cultural elements of the Academy that may have been conducive to alleged sexual misconduct, including sexual assaults and rape.

     The media points of contact are Michelle Shortencarrier with the Pentagon, (703) 697-6736 or (703) 401-1862 (cell) and Tom Alexander, with the Panel, (202) 457-1817 or (202) 262-4284 (cell).