Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense Rudolf Scharping, of the Federal Republic of Germany, to the Pentagon today at 4 p.m. EDT.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 3:40 p.m. EDT for the cordon.
Cohen and Scharping will conduct a media availability at 5 p.m. EDT. Media without Pentagon credentials must be at the River Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 4:40 p.m. EDT for admission.
Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.