November 28, 2016
Release Number 20161128-35
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla. ––U.S. Air Forces Central Command will release the results of the September 17 Dayr az Zawr, Syria airstrike investigation on a live, on-the-record conference call open to journalists, starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 29, 2016.
During the call, Brig. Gen. Richard "Tex" Coe, the lead investigating officer, will present the findings and recommendations. Questions from the Pentagon Press to the investigating officer will follow Brig. Gen. Coe’s extended opening statement, and Col. John J. Thomas, Central Command spokesman will moderate.
The call is scheduled to last 45 minutes. Those able to participate should dial 888-847-6592. When prompted, enter Passcode 3080897. It is recommended to dial in 15 minutes prior to the call. Each individual calling in will be asked to identify themselves and media affiliation into a recording before being automatically connected.
Pentagon Press will gather around the call in the Press Briefing Room and be called on to ask their questions by Navy Capt. Jeff Davis who will also be in the room at the Pentagon. Time permitting, journalists outside the Pentagon will also be able to ask questions.