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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Yoon Kwang Ung to the Pentagon today at 10 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 9:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Yoon Kwang Ung will conduct a joint press conference today at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579.   Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be escorted from 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.

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



10/20/2006
The Naval Order of the United States
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary Gordon R. England, Arlington, VA


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Soldier Missing in Action from the Korean War is Identified

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Secretary of Defense and Korean Minister of National Defense News Conference Announced

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