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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 075-02
April 17, 2002

Secretary Rumsfeld to Visit Bases in Illinois, Washington

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will conduct a town hall meeting with troops at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., at 2:55 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 18, 2002. Following the meeting, he will conduct a brief media availability. Media interested in covering this event may contact the U.S. Transportation Command public affairs office at (618) 229-4828.

On Friday, April 19, Rumsfeld will visit Fort Lewis, Wash., to visit troops and observe live fire exercises. He will conduct a brief media availability at about 10:15 a.m. PDT. Media interested in covering this event may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at (253) 967-0155.