Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at a portrait unveiling ceremony for former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates at 10 a.m. EDT in room B-6, Pentagon Conference Center, Arlington, Va.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Austria's Minister for National Defense Norbert Darabos to the Pentagon today at 4:30 p.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 Pedestrian Bridge 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.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at the Center for a New American Security at 6:45 p.m. EDT at the Willard InterContinental Grand Ballroom, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on their schedule.