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Release No: 026-12
April 26, 2012

Officials to Provide Background Briefing on U.S. Realignment in Japan

            Senior officials from the Defense Department and State Department will conduct an embargoed background briefing for news media on the U.S. military realignment in Japan at 5:30 p.m. EDT today in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  The lifting of the embargo will be addressed during the briefing. 

            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass who wish to attend this briefing must R.S.V.P. by 4:15 p.m. EDT to 703-697-5131.  Journalists arriving by car must provide their vehicle tag number and state of registration during R.S.V.P. in order to arrange parking on the Pentagon reservation. 

            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

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