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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Colombia’s President Alvaro Uribe to the Pentagon today at 11:30 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Parking Entrance. 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 to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.



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01/14/2009
Navy Announces Decision on Mayport Homebasing             Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment, B.J. Penn, today signed a record of decision for the Mayport Homeporting Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).   The Navy’s decision is to implement...


01/14/2009
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Commander To Brief On Counter-Piracy Operations Navy Vice Adm. William Gortney, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, will provide an operational commander’s update, which will include an overview of the Combined Task Force-151 and counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden region, at 2 p.m. EST, Jan. 15, in the DoD Briefing...



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