Senior officials from the Defense Department and State Department will conduct an embargoed background briefing for news media on the U.S. military realignment in Japan at 5:30 p.m. EDT today in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). The lifting of the embargo will be addressed during the briefing.
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass who wish to attend this briefing must R.S.V.P. by 4:15 p.m. EDT to 703-697-5131. Journalists arriving by car must provide their vehicle tag number and state of registration during R.S.V.P. in order to arrange parking on the Pentagon reservation.
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at 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. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.