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Defense Secretary to Visit Flight 93 National Memorial

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Date: September 4, 2012
Contact: Mike Litterst, (202) 306-4166

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will tour the Flight 93 National Memorial on Monday, September 10. Secretary Panetta will travel to Shanksville, PA from Washington, D.C.

Following a private tour of the permanent Flight 93 National Memorial, the Secretary will hold a brief media availability.

The media availability will be open to the traveling media and pre-credentialed correspondents. All media desiring to attend must RSVP via e-mail only to Mike Litterst (outlet, name(s) of personnel attending, and any transmission vehicles to mike_litterst@nps.gov) by 10:00am EDT, Friday, September 7.

Monday, September 10, 2012
2:15pm EDT

Address information:
Flight 93 National Memorial
6424 Lincoln Highway
Stoystown, PA 15563

Media Coverage: Remarks are open to pre-credentialed correspondents, print and radio as well as video and still photographers. All media must RSVP requested information (above) via e-mail to Mike Litterst by 10:00 am EDT Friday, September 7.

Media Parking: Logistics information to be provided upon receipt of credential request.

Media Contact: Mike Litterst; mike_litterst@nps.gov; 202-306-4166 (cell)

Media Arrival Time: 1:00pm EDT Tuesday, September 6 for security clearance and pre-set.       

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