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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 429-00
July 20, 2000

NAVY LAUNCHES BILINGUAL VIEQUES WEBSITE

The Navy announced today that it has established a bilingual website dedicated to operations on Vieques and its relationship with the island municipality off Puerto Rico's East Coast. The website, http://www.navyvieques.navy.mil (no longer available), was constructed as a public service to provide accurate information on Navy operations on Vieques Island and provide a brief history and insight into the unique nature of this island and its relationship with the U.S. Navy.

For more information, contact Navy Lt. Jeff Gordon, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command, at (787) 865-5691.