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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta to visit Yokota Air Base

UNRELEASED | Oct. 20, 2011

United States Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will visit Yokota Air Base and talk to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and members of the Japan Self Defense Forces as part of his first official visit to Japan as the Secretary of Defense. The event will start at 5:40 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Media will have an opportunity to cover the Secretary of Defense’s speech to the troops as well as a question and answer portion between the Secretary of Defense and the U.S. service members and JSDF only.

If your organization would like to send a representative(s), please complete the form below and email the information to U.S. Forces Japan Public Affairs Office usfj_media@usfj.mil by 3 p.m. on Oct. 21.

Due to limited space, we will only accommodate the following from each interested organization:

 Two from print media

 Three from TV companies (one vehicle only).

Detailed access information (other attached text) will be sent as confirmation by return email from USFJ PA.

All participants’ name(s) (including driver’s info) and information required:


Names of representatives, drivers, company, and titles:


Phone: ___________________________ Fax: ____________________________

E-mail: ___________________________Cell Phone: ______________________

Vehicle License Plate#: _________________________ Citizenship_____________ RELEASE # 181013

USFJ Public Affairs Office (J021), Yokota Air Base, Japan

USFJ_Media@USFJ.mil; Phone: (042) 551-5924; Fax: (042) 552-2511, Extension 5-2312


資料番号 181013 2011年10月20日

レオン E. パネッタ米国防長官 横田基地訪問 報道関係者取材申請案内

レオンE. パネッタ国防長官は長官就任後、初の日本訪問の一環として陸海空軍、海兵隊、沿岸警備隊員および自衛隊員に敬意を表すため10月24日に横田基地を訪問致します。表敬訪問は17時45分より横田基地にて行われます。