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Media Advisory



Administration to Announce Initiative to Help Honor Military Members and their Families


Salazar, Jarvis, Darcy to kick-off Armed Forces Week in Virginia


05/14/2012


Contact: Adam Fetcher (202) 208-6416


YORKTOWN, VA – On Tuesday, May 15, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy will participate in a ceremony to announce a new initiative to honor our military, their families, and America's public lands.

The Armed Forces Week ceremony will take place at Colonial National Historical Park and will include members from all five branches of the military.

WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Jon Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service
Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works)
WHAT:
Ceremony and announcement to honor military members and families
WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 @ 10:30 AM EDT
WHERE: Yorktown Victory Monument, Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, VA
Note: In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.
RSVP:
Members of the media wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Mike Litterst at: Mike_Litterst@nps.gov
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