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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates welcomes Norway's Defense Minister Grete Faremo to the Pentagon today at 10 a.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 William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.   

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations and Environment Dorothy Robyn testifies at hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on energy efficiency at 2:30 p.m. EST in room 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Army Maj. Gen. Richard Nash, commander of U.S. Division – South will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, Jan. 27, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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.  

 

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 12:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.



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