For release: 08/18/03
Release #: 03-139
Groundbreaking for a building to be used to train Marshall Center security personnel will be Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. Marshall Center Director David King and local elected and law enforcement officials will participate in the event. The construction site is on Centaur Street, off the south end of Rideout Road.
What: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will break ground Tuesday, Aug. 19, on a new security training facility. The building will be used by the Marshall Center Protective Services Department for training, preparedness, education and responsiveness to protect Marshall's workforce and assets. The building also will be used for training by other federal agencies, as well as state and local law enforcement personnel under the umbrella of Homeland Security.
Who: Marshall Center Director David King and local elected and law enforcement officials will participate in the event.
When: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Building construction site, Centaur Street, off the south end of Rideout Road.
To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Media Relations Department at (256) 544-0034 no later than close of business Monday, Aug. 18. Media must report to Gate 1, Martin Road exit at South Memorial Parkway. Vehicles are subject to security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of car insurance. Visitor parking is available in front of Bldg. 4200 on the southwest side.
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