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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Australia for Ceremonies Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Canberra and Brisbane, Australia for ceremonies commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea from May 3-5, 2012.  

The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security will lead the delegation. 

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Jeff L. Bleich, United States Ambassador to Australia

Vice Admiral Scott H. Swift, Commander, United States 7th Fleet