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Richard Nixon stands behind a podium and speaks during his Senatorial campaign

Richard Nixon speaks at the opening of the American Exhibition in Moscow's Sokolniki Park. Nikita Khrushchev, Pat Nixon, and others sit in chairs beside a podium

THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON
THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

Richard Nixon stands at a podium with his wife Pat to give an acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. Both wave their arms

Richard Nixon stands behind a podium at the Pomona Ebell Club clubhouse during his Senatorial campaign

Richard and Pat Nixon stand behind a podium at an election night party in Los Angeles. Pat Nixon appears to shed tears of disappointment

Richard and Pat Nixon stand behind a podium at an election night party in Los Angeles. A map and chalkboard with an electoral vote summary are mounted behind them

First Lady Betty Ford Delivering Remarks at the Dedication of the New White House Visitors' Waiting Area on the Ellipse

President Gerald R. Ford and Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany Standing on a Podium on the South Lawn of the White House While President Ford Delivers Remarks at the State Arrival Ceremony for Chancellor Schmidt

Jimmy Carter - Trip to Cleveland, Ohio, Fr. 3A-13A; Head shots at podium,Fr. 14A-33A

A wide view of the exhibit and ceremony for the last A-4 Skyhawk aircraft built by McDonnell Douglas Corporation. A Marine major general at the podium speaks to the honored guests and spectators

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of STAFF and the heads of the five military services stand with guests as they wait for President Ronald W. Reagan to come to the podium on Inauguration Day. The military leaders are, front to rear, GEN David Jones, U.S. Air Force, chairman of the Joint Chiefs; ADM Thomas B. Hayward, chief of naval operations; GEN Edward C. Meyer, U.S. Army chief of staff; GEN Lew Allen Jr., U.S. Air Force chief of staff; GEN Robert H. Barrow, commandant, U.S. Marine Corps; and ADM John B. Hayes, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

President Ronald Reagan Speaking at the Podium during a Trip to Alabama and Attending Commencement Convocation at Tuskegee University

President Ronald Reagan Speaking at the Podium in Cap and Gown at a Speech to the 1982 Graduating Class of Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois

President Ronald Reagan Speaking at the Podium during a Trip to Alabama and Attending Commencement Convocation at Tuskegee University

Douglas Aircraft Company President John C. Brizendine speaks from the podium during the delivery ceremony for the KC-10A Extender aircraft in the background

Crewmen man the rails near the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG-995). The speaker at the podium is CAPT Sebastian P. Passantino, supervisor of shipbuilding

President Ronald Reagan approaches a speakers podium to welcome arriving foreign dignitaries, along with Vice President George Bush, at left

The color guard from Naval Support Activity Seattle presents the colors at the launching of the guided missile patrol combatant (hydrofoil) ARIES (PHM-5) as distinguished guests stand on the speakers platform. Included on the platform are: Boeing Marine Systems Vice President Robert E. Bateman, at podium, and VADM Earl B. Fowler Jr., second person to the left of the podium, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command

Guests on the speakers platform pay honor to the flag during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS JOHN A. MOORE (FFG 19). The guests are: Rear Admiral P. T. Gillcrist (at the podium), commander, Naval Base, San Diego; (left to right) Captain D. Kalb, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair; L. Thorell, vice president and general manager, Todd Pacific Shipyards; Congressman Dan Lungren (R-California), and Captain E. Russell, commander, Destroyer Squadron Nine

CAPT Richard L. Martin, commanding officer, at the podium, Sen. Sam Nunn, D-Georgia, and Molly Snead, sponsor, stand during the playing of the national anthem at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70). Molly Snead, ship's sponsor, and Edward Campbell, president, Newport News Shipbuilding Co., stand beside the senator at the podium

Theodora Chandler Hoskinson stands at the podium with CDR Henry W. Strickland, commanding officer of the guided missile destroyer USS CHANDLER (DDG-996), at the ship's commissioning ceremony. Strickland has presented a plaque to Mrs. Hoskinson that is held by a chief petty officer standing behind her

Mrs. Lewis B. Puller, sponsor, and CDR Ralph K. Martin, commanding officer, at the podium during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23)

CAPT. Robert F. Baril, in front of the podium commanding officer, faces other guests of honor at the commissioning ceremony for the destroyer tender USS CAPE COD (AD-43). Left to right are: CAPT. Ecker, Chaplain; Sen. Doane, Mass.; Victoria Ann Murray, maid of honor; Betty Evan Murray, sponsor; Vice Adm. Lee Baggett Jr.; Robert J. Murray, principal speaker; Larry French, president, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.; and CAPT. Martin Hill, supervisor of shipbuilding

Mrs. Lewis B. Puller, ship's sponsor, and CDR Ralph K. Martin, commanding officer, stand at the podium during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23)

Mrs. Lewis B. Puller, ship's sponsor, and CDR Ralph K. Martin, commanding officer, stand at the podium during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23)

Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr, left, and members of the B-1 aircraft test team speak to reporters from a podium on the runway. The B-1 bomber in the background has just completed a fly-by and landing at the base

CDR Floyston A. Weeks, commander of the guided missile frigate USS AUBREY FITCH (FFG-34), stands before the speaker's podium during the ship's commissioning ceremony

Edwin Meese III, counselor to the president, (right of the podium) stands on the speakers platform with other dignitaries for a moment of silence, during the launching ceremony for the cable repair ship USNS ZEUS (T-ARC-7). The ship was built by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company

Edwin Meese III, counselor to the president, (right of the podium) stands on the speakers platform with other dignitaries, during the launching ceremony for the cable repair ship USNS ZEUS (T-ARC-7). The ship was built by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company

ADM James D. Watkins, chief of naval operations, at the podium during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN-729)

CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer, (at the podium) Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman, Jr., (center) and President Ronald Reagan stand on the speakers platform during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). Crewmen line the rail of the lower deck

CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer, salutes from behind the podium during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). Standing behind him from left to right are: Chief of Naval Operations ADM J. D. Watkins, Secretary of Navy John F. Lehman Jr., and President Ronald Reagan

The crew mans the rail on a lower deck as president Ronald Reagan stands beside the podium on the deck above during the recommissioning ceremony the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

Prospective commanding officer, CDR Thomas J. Barnett, applauds while at the speakers podium during commissioning ceremonies for the guided missile frigate USS REID (FFG-30)

Crewmen come aboard the USS CROMMELIN (FFG 37), pass the podium, during the commissioning ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate. Commander (CDR) James W. Orvis, commanding officer is standing at the podium

Crewmen come aboard the USS CROMMELIN (FFG 37), pass the podium, during the commissioning ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate

James E. Turner (at left podium), vice president of Newport News Shipbuilding, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN 715)

Commander G. Michael Hewitt (at left podium), commanding officer of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN 715), speaks during the ship's commissioning ceremony

Vice Admiral (VADM) James A. Lyons Jr., Deputy CHIEF of Naval Operations, Plans, Policy and Operations, advances to the podium to speak during the commissioning ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS DEWERT (FFG 45)

Lieutenant (LT) Robert O. Goodman, center, stands near the podium as a welcoming ceremony takes place upon his arrival from Syria. LT Goodman was held by the Syrians after his A-6E Intruder aircraft was shot down over Syrian-controlled territory in Lebanon

Vice Admiral Bernard M. Kauderer, commander Submarine Force, US Atlantic Fleet, approaches the podium during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Distinguished guests on the VIP's podium during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Former Secretary of the Army Clifford L. Alexander Jr., left, who served as secretary from February 14, 1977, to January 20, 1981, addresses guests at a ceremony for the unveiling of his official portrait at the Pentagon. Seated next to the podium are current Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh Jr., left, and Harrison E. Benton Jr., the portrait's artist

VIPs stand for the playing of the national anthem during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS SALT LAKE CITY (SSN 716). Front row, left to right, are Captain Robert I. Itkin, at podium, Commanding Officer; Senator Jake Garn, R-Utah; Rear Admiral Stanley G. Catola, Commander, Submarine Group 6; and Governor Scott M. Matheson of Utah

Distinguished guests stand at the speakers podium during the commissioning ceremony for the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG 48)

Captain (CAPT) A. Anderson, left, accepts command of the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG 48) during its commissioning ceremony. Vice Admiral (VADM) Earl B. Fowler Jr., Commander Naval Sea Systems Command, stands at the podium at the right

Vice Admiral (VADM) Joseph Metcalf III, left, commander, Second Fleet, stands at the podium with Commander (CDR) Thomas I. Eubanks, commanding officer, at a reception following the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49)

A side view of an officer at the podium as he speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG-49). The conical devices on the ship's mooring lines are called rat guards

Commodore William D. Zirbel, left, is being relieved by Commodore James M. Seely (speaking) as commander, Medium Attack Tactical Electronic Warfare Wing, US Pacific Fleet (CMVWP). Vice Admiral Crawford A. Easterling, commander Naval Air Force, US Pacific Fleet, is seated on the left of the podium

Captain (CAPT) Michael A. Farmer, commanding officer (gold), center, and CAPT Ralph L. Tindal, commanding officer (blue), right, speak with a distinguished guest behind the podium at the reception following the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN 730)

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and the VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. A small sailing ship participates in the ceremony

Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests at the launching ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Next to the podium are, right to left, Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor; Alexandra Lehman, daughter of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., and Maid of Honor; and Lehman's wife Barbara, Ship's Sponsor

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and the VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. The shipyard's 900-ton capacity gantry crane is visible in the background

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. A replica of the sailing ship GODSPEED is on the right

Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests at the launching ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Behind Campbell at the podium are, left to right, Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; Lehman's daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor; and Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. The replica of the sailing ship GODSPEED is on the right

Commander Frank W. Reifsnyder Jr., executive officer, stands at the podium during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS OLYMPIA (SSN 717)

Front view of the brow (left), the guest of honor platform, and the speakers' podium aboard the Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS PROVIDENCE (SSN 719) during her commissioning ceremony

Vice President George Bush speaks aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) during the Peace in the Pacific celebration commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the war with Japan. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Mrs. George Bush are seated to the right of the podium and Admiral James D. Watkins, chief of naval Operations, is seated to the left. Passing in review in the background is the tank landing ship USS FREDERICK (LST 1184)

Vice President George Bush speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) during the Peace in the Pacific celebration commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the war with Japan. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Mrs. George Bush are seated to the right of the podium and Admiral James D. Watkins, chief of Naval Operations, is seated to the left. Passing in review in the background is the Liberty ship JEREMIAH O'BRIEN

Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornbrugh speaks during the commissioning of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS PITTSBURGH (SSN 720). Standing on the left is Lieutenant Commander Peter A. Scala, executive officer, and sitting behind the podium are distinguished guests

Sponsor Carol H. Sawyer speaks during the commissioning of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS PITTSBURGH (SSN 720). Standing on the left is Lieutenant Commander Peter A. Scala, executive officer, and sitting behind the podium are distinguished guests

Sponsor Margaret Truman Daniels is assisted to the speakers podium by Captain (CAPT) Albert L. Kaiss, commanding officer of the battleship USS MISSOURI (BB 63), during the ship's recommissioning

A painting of the battleship USS MISSOURI (BB 63) is displayed during a post-recommissioning ceremony at City Hall. San Francisco Mayor Dianne Feinstein is at the podium and on the right is Captain (CAPT) Albert L. Kaiss, commanding officer of the Missouri

Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack T. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force, speaks at a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces, is sitting next to the podium, and Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command, is seated next to him

Four Afghan guerrillas and several hospital administrators sit on the podium during a press conference at the San Bernardino Community Hospital. The conference is being held so that the guerrillas can tell their story to reporters about the war with the Soviets and their subsequent injuries. The guerrillas are here in the United States to receive medical treatment for those injuries

Four Afghan guerrillas and several hospital administrators sit on the podium during a press conference at the San Bernardino Community Hospital. The conference is being held so that the guerrillas can tell their story to reporters about the war with the Soviets and their subsequent injuries. The guerrillas are here in the United States to receive medical treatment for those injuries

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

VIPs stand at the podium during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59)

General officers stand at the speakers podium during the change of command ceremony for General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe (USAFE), and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. They are, left to right: GEN Bernard W. Rogers, supreme allied commander for NATO; GEN Chalupa, commander in chief, Allied Air Forces Central Europe; GEN Larry D. Welch, Air Force chief of staff; Donnelly and GEN William L. Kirk, former commander, 9th Air Force Kirk is assuming command of the USAFE

General officers stand at the speakers podium during the change of command ceremony for General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe (USAFE), and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. They are, left to right: GEN Bernard W. Rogers, supreme allied commander for NATO; GEN Chalupa, commander in chief, Allied Air Forces Central Europe; GEN Larry D. Welch, Air Force chief of staff; Donnelly and GEN William L. Kirk, former commander, 9th Air Force Kirk is assuming command of the USAFE

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Terence P. Larecque, executive officer, stands at the speakers podium during the commissioning of the dock landing ship USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD 43)

Major (MAJ) Hall stands at attention, left, as Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Pitaro reads from the podium at the speakers stand during activation ceremonies for the 177th Support Battalion. Brigadier General (BGEN) Horace G. Taylor, commanding general, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, stands between the two officers. Hall is assuming command of the battalion

Admiral (ADM) Carlisle A.H. Trost, chief of naval operations, poses for a photograph with crew members gathered on the bow of the battleship USS MISSOURI (BB 63). Trost is standing at the left of the podium

General (GEN) George B. Crist, commander-in-chief, US Central Command, second from left, Rear Admiral Anthony A. Less (at podium), Rear Admiral Harold J. Bernsen, right, and an unidentified officer (far left) salute during the change of command ceremony aboard the command ship USS CORONADO (AGF 11). The CORONADO is functioning as the flagship as the commander, US Middle East Force, while the command ship USS LA SALLE (AGF 3) is undergoing routine repair work

President Reagan Speaking at the Podium during a Trip to Connecticut and Attending the Graduation Ceremony for the United States Coast Guard Academy Class of 1988 in New London, Connecticut

American, German, French, British dignitaries and senior military officers at the dedication of the Berlin Airlift memorial at Rhein Main Air Base, Germany. A C-47 transport provides the backdrop for the podium speaker at the 40th Anniversary of the historic airlift. Exact Date Shot Unknown

American, German, French, British dignitaries, senior military officers and the public attend the dedication of the Berlin Airlift memorial at Rhein Air Base, Germany. A C-47 transport, the prime airlift aircraft, and a replica of the Luftwaffe Memorial, located at Templehof Airport, Berlin, provides the backdrop for the podium speaker at the 40th Anniversary of the historic airlift. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Edward I. Koch, mayor of New York City, steps toward the speakers podium during the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57)

Chaplain (Commander) Thomas J. Benedum, command chaplain aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), left, other chaplains and distinguished guests are gathered behind the podium in preparation for the Easter Sunrise Service. The ceremony is being held in the No. 2 hangar bay aboard the EISENHOWER

A speaker at the podium addresses guests seated on the stern section of the USS GUNSTON HALL (LSD 44) during the commissioning of the dock landing ship

Sailors prepare a colorful flaghoist to be run up over the Seventh Fleet flagship US Navy (USN) USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19). Chairs and a podium are set up on the deck for a ceremony that will be held later in the day. The BLUE RIDGE, the Guided Missile Cruiser USS STERETT (CG 31) and the Guided Missile Frigate USS RODNEY M. DAVIS (FFG 60) are in Shanghai for a four-day goodwill visit

Members of a Soviet delegation gathers at a podium upon their arrival for Airshow Canada '89

Retired Admiral Arleigh Burke, former chief of naval operations, and his wife Roberta, right, stand on the podium at the launch ceremony of the Aegis guided missile destroyer USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51)

CHIEF of Naval Operations Admiral Carlisle A.H. Trost, stands at the podium in front of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51) as he speaks to the crowd gathered for the ship's christening and launch

Roberta Burke, wife of retired Admiral Arleigh Burke and sponsor of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), is assisted at the podium by her husband, left, and Dr. Pat Ward during the ship's christening and launch ceremony

Representative Michael R. McNulty, (D-NY), principal speaker, waits for his turn at the podium as Vice Admiral Roger F. Bacon, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic and Vice Admiral Command, chuckle during a lighter moment at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ALBANY (SSN 753)

Admiral (ADM) Carlisle A.H. Trost smiles as he stands at the podium during the change of command ceremony at which he relinquishes his position as CHIEF of Naval Operations to ADM Frank B. Kelso II. The ceremony is taking place at the United States Naval Academy

While a civilian official speaks at the podium, journalists photograph retired Admiral Arleigh Burke and his wife Roberta. The Burkes sailed to South Harpswell from Bath, Maine, aboard the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), which was en route to the Atlantic Ocean for sea trials. Vice Admiral John W. Nyquist stands beside Mrs. Burke

President George Bush stands at the podium as he makes some remarks during his visit to the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA-4). The president is paying Thanksgiving Day visits to U.S. military personnel deployed to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield. Sen. Robert Dole of Kansas is on the platform at right

Squadron Commander LT. COL. Bruce Wright, at podium, brief members of the 614th Tactical Fighter Squadron on the first daylight attack of Operation Desert Storm.

Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney motions for GEN. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of STAFF, to take the podium during a press conference at the Pentagon regarding Operation Desert Storm