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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 066-05
September 07, 2005

The America Supports You Freedom Walk

            The America Supports You Freedom Walk will begin at 10 a.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 11, in the Pentagon South Parking lot and will end with a musical tribute by country music star Clint Black at the JFK Hockey Field near the Washington Monument.  Participants will begin arriving at the Pentagon around 7:30 a.m.

 

            Media coverage of the walk and concert will only be permitted from one of three areas: the Pentagon's South Parking Lot, the traffic circle on Route 27 at the foot of the Memorial Bridge and at the musical tribute at the JFK Hockey Field.

 

            Press credentials for the opening ceremonies in the Pentagon's South Parking lot will be issued beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, in the media area in Lane 10 of the Pentagon's South Parking Lot. 

 

            Satellite trucks, microwave trucks and other vehicles for use at the Pentagon will be screened at the Pentagon South Parking Lot in Lane 10 beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.

 

            All satellite trucks, microwave trucks and vehicles destined for the traffic circle on Route 27 will be screened beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday and ending at 8 a.m. in the parking lot across from the Citgo Station at the intersection of Columbia Pike and Joyce Street.

 

            Please be prepared to show government issued photo identification such as a driver's license or passport, and proof of media affiliation such as a bureau identification card or press pass.  Media planning to attend the musical tribute only can pick up credentials on location at the JFK Hockey Field.

 

            The point of contact for media coverage, preset information and technical information is Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

 

            The media point of contact for information on the Freedom Walk is Glenn Flood at (703) 695-6294.