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RELEASE NUMBER: 130516-01
DATE POSTED: MAY 16, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY:  3rd SFG (A) holds Memorial Day 5K

3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs Office

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, May 16, 2013) The 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) will host a Memorial Day 5K run in honor of 3rd SFG Soldiers who have died in combat while serving their nation.  

The run will start on Saturday, May 18 at 8 a.m. in front of the 3rd SFG Memorial Walk, and will finish at 3rd SFG (A) headquarters.

FOR THE MEDIA: Media wishing to cover the run must contact the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Public Affairs Office at (910) 432-7589. Media should provide after-hours contact information, to include e-mail addresses, so we may keep you advised of any changes to the program schedule.

Members of the media who wish to cover the ceremony must register with the PAO by May 17 before 2 p.m. Please provide the number of news team members, video/still photographers, live trucks and other special equipment you plan to bring to the ceremony. Media planning live coverage during or after the program must provide the information to the PAO when responding to this invitation. Special needs or interview requests should be submitted as well.

Media should meet the PAO at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at Stryker Golf Course on Bragg Boulevard. The media convoy will depart Stryker no later than 7:15 a.m.. PAO representatives will also escort live trucks in that convoy.