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Release No: 093-05
December 05, 2005

Department of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum

The Department of Defense will hold its 25th Annual Disability Awards Ceremony tomorrow at the Bethesda Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Md. , from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST. 

Nineteen defense employees with disabilities will be recognized for their outstanding performance in 2005.  A forum highlighting DoD initiatives on behalf of veterans with disabilities will follow the ceremony. 


David S. C. Chu, the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness will host this event.  The keynote senior will be Dr. Robert T. Frame, an assistant deputy under secretary at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 


Media interested in covering the event should contact Maj. Michael Shavers at (703) 695-0193.

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