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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 043-09
May 20, 2009

Generals to Discuss Brigade Combat Team Modernization

          The Army will conduct a press briefing to discuss how the Army is moving forward with regard to Brigade Combat Team modernization, Thursday, May 21 at 4:15pm EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. 

         

          Speakers will be Lt. Gen. N. Ross Thompson III, military deputy, assistant secretary of the Army (acquisition, logistics and technology), Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes, deputy chief of staff for programs, G-8, and Lt. Gen. Michael Vane Deputy commanding general, futures/director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

         

          Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call Dave Foster at (703) 697-5344 or email Dave.Foster1@us.army.mil for escort into the building.

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