Release No: 078-01
April 24, 2001
DepSecDef to Speak at Memorial Service
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will deliver remarks at a memorial service honoring seven U.S. servicemen and their nine Vietnamese colleagues who were killed April 7, 2001, when their helicopter crashed in Vietnam during a site survey for an upcoming mission to recover the remains of U.S. servicemen lost during the Vietnam War. The memorial service is on Wednesday, April 25, at 9 a.m. EDT at the Memorial Chapel on Fort Myer. Media wishing to cover this event should contact Patty Heard at (202) 685-2852.