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Media Advisory

Date: April 26, 2012

Contact: CGA Public Affairs

(860) 444-8270
(860) 531-8724

Conn. senator to visit CGA campus

HARTFORD, Conn. — Sen. Joe Lieberman is scheduled to visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Friday to honor Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz as a Joe's Hero at 1:30 p.m.

Lieberman has honored the accomplishments of Connecticut residents, schools and organizations throughout his senate career by recognizing them as Joe's Heroes.  Stosz is the first female superintendent of a U.S. military academy and was recently named as one of Newsweek's "150 Women Who Shake the World."

This event is open to the media, and the event will be held in the Henriques Room of Hamilton Hall at the academy. Members of the media who plan to attend should contact the academy's public affairs office at 860-531-8724.

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