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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 724-12
September 04, 2012

Secretary Panetta to Visit Flight 93 National Memorial

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will tour the Flight 93 National Memorial on Monday, Sept. 10.  Secretary Panetta will travel to Shanksville, Pa., from Washington, DC. 

            Following a private tour of the permanent Flight 93 memorial, the secretary will hold a brief media availability at the temporary memorial site. 

            The media availability will be open to the travelling media and pre-credentialed correspondents.  Media interested in attending must RSVP to Mike Litterst at 202-306-4166 or mike_litterst@nps.gov by 10 a.m. EDT, Friday, Sept. 7.