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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew to the Pentagon today at 11:30 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance.  Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 11 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to the Pentagon today at 4:30 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 4 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.


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

U.K. Army Gen. David Richards, commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, will brief live from Afghanistan at noon EDT, Oct. 17, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, with an update on stability and security operations in Afghanistan.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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 10/17/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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