This news release is provided for BVA members who may want to go to their local news media to tell them about the upcoming 30th Remembrance. This document gives you something to take to the media and leave with them for reference; download either the Word or PDF copy, print the first two pages and take it with you. It provides basic information about the 30th Remembrance. You may also refer media to the BVA website at www.beirutveterans.org for more information. If you are a Beirut vet or family member, you may want to consider telling your own story as it relates to the Beirut operations from 1958 through 2006. By so doing, you help carry on the BVA motto: The First Duty Is To Remember.