Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Macedonian Minister of Defense Zoran Konjanovski to the Pentagon at 3 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 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.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen hosts a full honors ceremony to welcome Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the Defence Staff, United Kingdom, to the Pentagon at noon EDT. The cordon will be held at the Pentagon's River Entrance Parade Field. Please call 703-697-4272 for escort to the cordon.