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For Immediate Release
March 22, 2004
Haiti Mission: Operation Secure Tomorrow
MIAMI – The Department of Defense has named the multinational operation in Haiti “Operation Secure
Tomorrow.” To date, the U.S.-led multinational interim force has about 3,300 personnel from the United States,
France, Chile and Canada deployed to Haiti in accordance with U.N. Security Council Resolution 1529.
Operation Secure Tomorrow began Feb. 29, when multinational forces began arriving in Haiti to quell
civil unrest throughout Port-au-Prince. Since then, the security situation in Port-au-Prince and throughout the
country has steadily improved, providing the citizens of Haiti the promise of a stable, democratic government.
Other objectives of Operation Secure Tomorrow include supporting the continuation of a peaceful and
constitutional political process and preparing the environment for the arrival of a follow-on U.N. stabilization
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