U.S. ARMY TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF 2002 RECRUITING AND RETENTION EFFORTS

U.S. ARMY TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF 2002 RECRUITING AND RETENTION EFFORTS



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–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–

ADVISORY for Thursday August 22

Who:

Les Brownlee, Under Secretary of the Army and other senior Army Leaders

What:

Army officials will update the media on results of the Army’s attainment of 2002 fiscal year recruiting goals; including Hispanic recruitment goals. Officials will also provide highlights of new initiatives for 2003 recruiting and discuss recruiting efforts for Army Special Forces and other military occupational specialties.

Where:

Press Conference at the Pentagon in the Pentagon Courtyard

When:

Thursday, August 22, 2002, 11 a.m.

Additional Information:

Mr. Brownlee will recognize the recruiting team of Active and Army Reserve recruiters and retention Sergeants representing over 400 recruiting stations across the United States. This will be followed by a question and-answer period with the media.

The Army will escort media representatives who do not have Pentagon press credentials at 10:15 a.m. from the Pentagon’s Metro entrance to the Pentagon Courtyard press conference. The Army will provide a multiple box for sound, and a tented audience and filming area.

Spanish materials and interviews will be available.

For more information on the event or to cover the announcement, Spanish media representatives may contact Irma Calderon at 210-865-1359. Additional media contacts can also be made to Dave Foster at (703) 602-3952 or Paul Boyce at (703) 602-4211.

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CONTACT:

The Cartel Group

Irma Calderon

210-865-1359

or

Dave Foster

703-602-3952

or

Paul Boyce

703-602-421

U.S. ARMY TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF 2002 RECRUITING AND RETENTION EFFORTS