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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 097-10
October 07, 2010

Pentagon to Host Energy Awareness Events

            The Department of Defense (DoD) will recognize Energy Awareness Month with events during the week of Oct. 12-15, 2010.  The theme for this week is “Empowering Defense through Energy Security.

            Events will include energy technology vendor and equipment displays throughout the week in the Pentagon courtyard.  On Wednesday, Oct. 13, top-level DoD leadership will engage in panel discussions about energy and its impact on DoD operations in the Pentagon Auditorium. Click here for the schedule of events.

            For the Oct. 13 panel discussions, journalists without a Pentagon building pass will need to contact 703-697-5131 for an escort into the building.  Journalists will need to enter through 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.

            For more information about the Oct. 13 panel discussions please contact Cmdr. Wendy L. Snyder, wendy.snyder@osd.mil or call 703-697-1252.

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