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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 191-02
December 12, 2002

Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz and Gen. Myers Light the Pentagon Holiday Tree

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers will light the Pentagon Child Development Center Holiday Tree Friday, Dec. 13, at 4 p.m. EST. The tree is located behind the Pentagon North Parking Entrance, adjacent to the Child Development Center.

The tree comes from the Clearwater National Forrest in Idaho. It is decorated with handmade ornaments donated by the children of Idaho. Sen. Larry Craig and two students from Idaho will be on hand to present the tree to Secretary Rumsfeld.

Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Pat Toombs at (703) 697-6161.