Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Israeli Minister of Defense Binyamin Ben-Eliezer to the Pentagon at 11:15 a.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 10:45 a.m. EST for the cordon.
Rumsfeld and Ben-Eliezer will conduct a joint press conference in the DoD Briefing Room 2E781 at 11:45 a.m. EST. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 11:20 a.m. EST for escort to the press conference.
Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.