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UPDATED MEDIA ADVISORY: USASOC to remember fallen Soldiers

UPDATED MEDIA ADVISORY: USASOC to remember fallen Soldiers


By USASOC Public AffairsMay 16, 2016

FORT BRAGG, N.C.– The U.S. Army Special Operations Command will honor three Special Operations Soldiers killed while supporting combat operations during the past year in a memorial ceremony, Thursday, May 26.

USASOC commanding general, Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo, will add the Soldiers' names to the USASOC Memorial Wall, paying tribute to them and more than 300 Army Special Operations Forces Soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our Nation in the war against terrorism.

Memorial Ceremony: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: USASOC Memorial Plaza, adjacent to the USASOC headquarters building.

More than one hundred family members, friends and special guests from across the country are expected to attend.

Members of the media who wish to cover the ceremony must register with USASOC Public Affairs Office by 2 p.m., May 24 at (910) 432-6005, or email [email protected] Please provide the number of news team members/photographers who will attend, any special interview requests and if you plan on live coverage.

Media should provide after-hours contact information to include email address, so we may inform you of changes.

USASOC PAO will meet registered media at Stryker Golf Course on Bragg Boulevard at 12:30 p.m., May 26. The media convoy will depart Stryker no later than 12:45 p.m. due to the heavy traffic associated with that time of the day.

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During the ceremony there will be a drummer,…

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