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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 099-02
May 23, 2002

Gen. Myers to Visit Kansas City

Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, travels to Kansas City, Mo., on Friday, May 24, 2002. Myers will participate in a media availability Friday at the Liberty Memorial at 27th and Main Streets, Kansas City. On Saturday, May 25, Myers will be the keynote speaker at a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. CDT at the Liberty Memorial. Media wishing to attend these events should contact Shellie Rebman at (816) 665-6176 or Stacy McCullough at (816) 927-0128.

In honor of Armed Forces Day, Myers will throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the Kansas City Royals-Texas Rangers baseball game on Saturday, May 25, at 6 p.m. CDT, at Kauffman Stadium. Media interested in covering this event should contact Lora Grosshans at (816) 504-4360.

Myers will make brief remarks and render the military oath of office to 32 new recruits at 7:45 p.m. CDT at the Liberty Memorial. A concert, relighting of the Liberty Memorial and fireworks will follow. Interested media should contact Shellie Rebman at (816) 665-6176 or Stacy McCullough at (816) 927-0128.

For more information, contact Joan Asboth in the chairman's public affairs office at (703) 697-4272.