Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of State for Defense Alain Richard, of the French Republic, to the Pentagon at 2:45 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 2:25 p.m. EST for the cordon.
Cohen and Richard will conduct a media availability in the DoD Briefing Studio Room 2E781 at 3:45 p.m. EST. Media without Pentagon credentials must be at the River Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 3:30 p.m. EST for admission.
Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.