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General Eric K. Shinseki Joins Ducommun Incorporated's Board of Directors
LOS ANGELES, California (February 1, 2007) -- Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) today announced that its Board of Directors elected General Eric K. Shinseki to the Board, effective immediately. General Shinseki’s appointment brings the number of directors on the Ducommun Board of Directors to eight.

General Shinseki served in the United States Army for 38 years and held a number of key command positions, including Commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe and Commander of the NATO Peace Stabilization Force in Bosnia-Herzegovina. A West Point graduate, Shinseki became the highest-ranking Asian-American in U.S. military history when he assumed the duties of Army Chief of Staff in June 1999. General Shinseki departed the Chief of Staff’s position on June 11, 2003, and retired from the Army in August. He received numerous U.S. and foreign military decorations, including awards of the U.S. Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (with oak leaf cluster), Bronze Star “V” Device (with 2 oak leaf clusters), and Purple Heart (with oak leaf cluster), as well as the NATO Service Medal, and recognition by the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Thailand for his military service.

Joseph C. Berenato, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ducommun stated, “General Shinseki’s legacy includes the creation and execution of a plan to transform the Army and its key leaders to meet the shifting requirements of the 21st Century. It is exactly this kind of innovative thinking and his focus on personnel development which will make him a valuable addition to our Board of Directors.” Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace and defense industry.

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