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Secretary of Defense to Speak at Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Ceremony

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Release No: PA-082-16
May 6, 2016
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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will give remarks and present awards to four of the five recipients of the inaugural Department of Defense Nunn-Lugar Trailblazer award at a ceremony commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program on May 9 at 11 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Center Courtyard. The ceremony will be followed by panel discussion participated by Dr. Bill Perry, Senator Sam Nunn and Senator Dick Lugar. The event will be live-streamed on www.defense.gov. Foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must plan on being escorted from the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge only, or, if arriving at the Pentagon Metro Entrance Facility, must contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to arrival. Please arrive no later than 45 minutes before the briefing if coming by Metro. U.S. journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or the Pentagon Metro Visitors Entrance only. If arriving by Metro, please contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to arrival, and plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes before the event; have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.