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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 014-01
January 12, 2001

Luncheon to Honor Medal of Honor Recipients

The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Commandant of the Coast Guard will host a luncheon on Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at 11:45 a.m. EST, to pay tribute to Medal of Honor recipients at the Sheraton National Hotel, 24 Oxmer Street, Arlington, Va. Speakers at the luncheon will include Gen. Henry H Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Harvey C. Barnum Jr., president of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.

Media interested in covering the luncheon should contact Carolyn Piper or Joan Asboth in the Public Affairs Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at (703) 697-4272; Fax (703) 697-8758.