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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Norwegian Minister of Defense Espen Barth Eide to the Pentagon at 3:15 p.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Press Secretary) George Little and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Media Operations) Capt. John Kirby will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  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.



There are no Speeches available for 1/11/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


01/11/2012
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 10, 2012

            This week the Army and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists while the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force announced an increase. The net collective result is 237 fewer reservists activated than last week.

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There are no Press Advisories available for 1/11/2012. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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