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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Kingdom of Tonga to Attend the State Funeral of His Majesty King George Topou V
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Kingdom of Tonga to attend the State Funeral of His Majesty King George Topou V on March 27, 2012.
The Honorable Frankie A. Reed, Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable Anthony M. Babauta, Assistant Secretary for Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior
Lieutenant General Duane D. Thiessen, Commander of the United States Marine Corps Forces Pacific