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MEDIA ADVISORY - COMMANDER OF U.S. FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN TO PRESENT FLAG TO PORT AUTHORITY AT WTC EVENT ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Date: Dec 02, 2005
Press Release Number: 146-2005

U.S. Lt. General Karl W. Eikenberry, commander of the Combined Coalition Forces in Afghanistan, will present the Port Authority with a U.S. flag that flew over U.S. headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 11, 2005, as a token of the military’s support and close ties to New York City and the World Trade Center site.

The event will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 5, in the family viewing area at the World Trade Center site. Media can enter the site at Gate 7 at the corner of Liberty and Washington streets. Photo identification and media credentials are required.

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Contact: Steve Coleman
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