Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Norwegian Minister of Defense Grete Faremo to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EDT. 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 is traveling.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting at 11:30 a.m. EDT in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Gaye Hudson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-841-4300 ext. 313.