Newest Veterans Return To Los Angeles From Iraq On Veterans Day

Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES


  WHAT:      A company of 30-35 soldiers from the U.S. Army 311th
             COSCOM Corps Support Command (logistics) will return to
             Los Angeles after completing their tour of duty in
             Iraq. 311th COSCOM is located in West Los Angeles and

  WHO:       U.S. Army executive officers and 20 Army soldiers will
             greet returning soldiers and discharge them to an
             estimated 100 waiting family members and friends.
             Most of the soldiers are Southern California residents.

  WHERE:     Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
             Terminal 1 - Baggage Claim on Lower/Arrivals Level

  WHEN:      Thursday, November 11, 2004 (Veterans' Day)
             11:25 am ETA of Southwest Airlines Flight No. 219 from
             El Paso, TX

  MEDIA PARKING: Broadcast-equipped media vehicles
             displaying valid LAX Media Parking Permits may park
             Upper/Departures Level between Terminals 1 and 2.
             Media vehicles must be attended at all times if
             parked curbside. If vehicle needs to be left
             unattended, broadcast-equipped vehicles may park in
             Vendor Delivery Lot 6. All other media must park in
             parking structures.

  CONTACTS:  -- Lt. Peter Powell, U.S. Army 311th COSCOM,
                at (310) 235-4157
             -- LAX Public Relations Duty Officer Pager
                at (310) 523-8994