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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Montenegro’s Minister of Defense Boro Vucinic to the Pentagon today at 11:15 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.

Secretary Gates speaks at the opening session of the Association of United States Army at 9:30 a.m. EDT at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Ballroom , 801 Mount Vernon Pl N.W. Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be jointly interviewed in front of the George Washington University community by GWU School of Media and Public Affairs Director Frank Sesno and CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.  See press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



10/05/2009
Association of the United States Army
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.


10/05/2009
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