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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 029-02
February 28, 2002

Medal of Valor Award Ceremony Set for March 5

A Medal for Valor award ceremony will be held in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070, on Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at 2 p.m. EST. This event will honor 39 employees of the Pentagon's Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) Directorate for their heroic actions on Sept. 11, 2001. The men and women of RE&F are responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the Pentagon. David O. Cooke, director of Administration and Management for the Department of Defense, will present the awards.

Media representatives who wish to cover the ceremony should contact Glenn Flood, (703) 695-6294, or Anita Washington, (703) 693-3768.