Deputy Secretary of Defense John Deutch will visit the Northrop/Grumann
Corporation facility at Lake Charles, La. tomorrow, Wednesday, October 26 to
tour the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar Systems (J-STARS) plant and
speak to Northrop/ Grumann employees at 10:30 a.m. (CDT). There will be a
media availability at about 10:50 a.m. The events are open to news media
coverage. The point of contact is Terry Clawson at (310) 201-3233 or 3335 (on
October 26 call (318) 493-2110).
Through Thursday, Deputy Secretary Deutch will visit several military
installations in Louisiana.
- Barksdale AFB, Shreveport, La. On October 26, there will be a photo op and
media availability at 3 p.m. The point of contact is Lt. Jeff Glenn at (318)
- Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Belle Chasse, La. On October 26, there will
be a media availability at 4:50 p.m., and Deputy Secretary Deutch will speak to
air station and community leaders at 5:10 p.m. The point of contact is Lt.
J.M. Traum at (504) 393-3260.
- Joint Readiness Training Center and Ft. Polk, La. On Thursday, October 27,
Deputy Secretary Deutch will address Ft. Polk area leaders at noon and hold a
media availability at 1 p.m. at the Ft. Polk Community Club. The point of
contact is Maj. Rick Spearman at (318) 531-2714.