MEDIA ADVISORY:

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, May 28, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Special Operations Command will honor 13 Special Operations Soldiers killed while supporting combat operations during the past year in a memorial ceremony.

The ceremony will take place Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 9 a.m. on the USASOC Memorial Plaza, adjacent to the Headquarters building at 2929 Desert Storm Drive, Fort Bragg, NC.

USASOC commanding general, Lt. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette, will add the Soldiers' names to the memorial wall, paying tribute to them and more than 300 Army Special Operations Forces Soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our Nation in the war against terrorism.

Hundreds of family members, friends and special guests from across the country are expected to attend.

Media interested in attending this event must R.S.V.P. no later than noon Wednesday, May 29, with the public affairs office at (910) 432-6005. Please advise the number of news team members/photographers, special interview requests and if you plan on live coverage.

Media should provide after-hours contact information to include email address, so we may inform you of changes.

Registered media will be provided meeting locations upon R.S.V.P. Media is required to have set-up completed by 8:45 a.m.

For further information concerning USASOC please visit: www.soc.mil/.