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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Barack Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to Attend the Seoul Liberation Commemoration Ceremonies

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Seoul Liberation Commemoration Ceremonies on September 27-28, 2010.

The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Kathleen Stephens, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army

The Honorable Andrew Shapiro, Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs, Department of State