Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will welcome Japan’s Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera to the Pentagon with an honor cordon at the River Entrance on April 29 at 1 p.m. EDT. Following their bi-lateral meeting, they will conduct a press conference at 1:55 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room (2E973).
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 events; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.