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RESERVE OFFICERS TO HONOR MCPEAK, AIR FORCE CHIEF

 RESERVE OFFICERS TO HONOR MCPEAK, AIR FORCE CHIEF
 WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- General Merrill A. McPeak, Air


Force chief of staff, will be honored June 27 when the Reserve Officers Association of the United States inducts him into the ROA Minute Man Hall of Fame.
 The event will occur during the banquet ending the three-day 66th annual convention of the ROA at the Radisson Hotel in downtown St. Paul, Minn.
 McPeak will be honored by the ROA for his contributions to national security. Recent previous recipients at the annual convention include Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.), assistant to the president for National Security Affairs; Adm. Paul A. Yost Jr., commandant of the Coast Guard, and Sen. Barry Goldwater.
 The convention is expected to attract more than 1,500 delegates and guests. Opening session June 25 will be keynoted by Col. Harry G. Summers Jr., USA (Ret.), syndicated columnist, The Los Angeles Times, and editor of Vietnam magazine, who will speak on "The Total Force and Future of Reserve Components."
 Army section speakers are scheduled to include Gen. Dennis J. Reimer, vice chief of staff of the Army; Maj. Gen. Roger W. Sandler, chief of the Army Reserve and commander of the Army Reserve Command; and Maj. Gen. Felix A. Santoni, deputy commander in chief, U.S. Army southern command.
 Vice Adm. Stephen F. Loftus, deputy chief of Naval Operations for Logistics, will speak to the Navy section.
 The Air Force section will hear Dr. Elizabeth Pickering, professor of Soviet studies, Defense Intelligence College, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Maj. Gen. Robert McIntosh, vice-commander of the Air Force Reserves.
 A Defense Education luncheon on June 27 will be addressed by Professor Norma Noonen, Augeburg College, Minn., who will discuss the former Soviet Union. She will have just returned from a 10-day trip to that area.
 A Health Services luncheon June 25 will be addressed by Rear Adm. Michael P. Hudgins, U.S. Public Health Service.
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