Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome German Minister of Defense Rudolf Scharping to the Pentagon at 5:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, April 23, 2002.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 5 p.m. EDT for the cordon.
There will not be a media availability after the cordon.
Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.