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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 081-00
May 17, 2000

Yahoo Fantasy Careers

The Department of Defense will announce the launch of a new awareness initiative on military careers tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. EDT in Pentagon room 2E781, the Department of Defense briefing room. The regular Thursday Department of Defense news brief will immediately follow this event.

The initiative is a "Fantasy Career in Today's Military Contest," which is being conducted in cooperation with the Internet communications company, Yahoo! Inc. Visitors to the "Yahoo! Careers" web site will have an opportunity to enter for a chance to be selected for a "day in the life" career experience with a military Service. Service personnel representing various careers will be on hand to discuss their experiences.

For additional information, please contact Lt. Col. Catherine Abbott, (703) 697-5134 or Maj. Tim Blair, (703) 697-5133.