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Release No: 204-95
July 11, 1995

No. 204-P:07/11/95:Processing for news media renewals and i

Processing for news media renewals and initial applications for Pentagon building passes will be limited during the month of July due to renovations in the Pentagon Pass Office. All news media, whether renewing or applying for an initial building pass, must first make their applications in the Directorate for Defense Information (DDI), Room 2-E765 where they will be given further instructions for processing. The following July schedule applies.

For July 13-14, the Pentagon Pass Office will be closed. Applications can only be processed from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and news media may do the final processing at either the Crystal City Office (Crystal Mall 3, Room C-19) or the Navy Annex Office (Room G501).

All three pass offices will be closed July 17-18, with normal Pentagon Pass Office hours resuming on July 19.

Normal Pentagon Pass Office hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. On Tuesday and Thursday, the office is only open from 8:30 a.m. to noon. All processing must be completed the same day the applications are prepared in DDI.

It is advised that news media call DDI (703-695-3886) prior to coming to the Pentagon to renew or apply for a Pentagon building pass.

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