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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 113-03
September 15, 2003

Gen. Myers Departs for Mexico and Europe

Gen. Richard B. Myers, U.S. Air Force, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, departed Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, for Mexico and Europe.  During this trip he will travel to Mexico, Bosnia, Kosovo, Hungary and Poland.  The trip is an opportunity to attend Mexican Independence Day events.  Myers will visit U.S. troops in Europe and meet with counterparts in Hungary and Poland to express appreciation for their contributions in Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM plus the Global War on Terrorism.  He will also discuss issues of mutual interest and security concerns.

 

Myers returns to Washington, D.C. on Friday, Sept. 19, 2003.

 

For questions about these events, please contact the special assistant for public affairs, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, (703) 697-4272.