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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 089-11
October 13, 2011

Pentagon to Host Energy Awareness Event

            The Department of Defense will recognize Energy Awareness Month with an energy security event at 10:45 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Pentagon Auditorium.

            Events will include energy technology vendor and equipment displays throughout the week in the Pentagon courtyard. On Tuesday, Oct. 18, there will be a keynote address by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and top-level DoD leadership will engage in panel discussion about energy and its impact on DoD operations.  For the schedule of events go to http://www.defense.gov/news/20111013peseagenda.pdf .

            For the Oct. 18 event journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only at 10 a.m., have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-1252 to arrange for escort into the building.

            For more information about the Oct. 18 event please contact Lt. Col. Melinda F. Morgan, melinda.morgan@osd.mil or call 703-697-1252.

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