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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 350-97
July 01, 1997

EXERCISE EASTERN CASTLE 97-7 BEGINS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Members of U.S. Central Command's Air Force component (USCENTAF) will participate in an exercise-related construction project known as Eastern Castle 97-7 in the United Arab Emirates beginning July 1, 1997. The exercise will focus on the construction of a military vehicle wash facility at the Al-Hamra training area base camp. This facility will allow the cleaning of exercise vehicles and equipment prior to loading ships or aircraft for redeployment. The facility will be used by United States and host nation military forces.