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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 059-00
April 18, 2000

Welcoming Ceremony for Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a Full Honors Review and Welcoming Ceremony for Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy deLeon at the Pentagon, 11: 00 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, April 19, 2000.

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers, U.S. Air Force, will join Secretary Cohen in the ceremony.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. Junior ROTC Cadets from 11 schools in the Columbia, S.C. area will participate in the ceremony with the Old Guard.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 10:40 a.m. EDT. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Pat Toombs at (703) 697-6161.

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