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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome the Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic Alexandr Vondra to the Pentagon today at 3:30 p.m. EST.  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 6:30 p.m. EST at the Willard InterContinental Grand Ballroom, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.  The event will be open to pre-credentialed correspondents, print, radio, video and still photographers.  All media must RSVP to Sara Conneighton at CNAS as 202-457-9429 or by e-mail at sconneighton@cnas.org by today, Nov. 20, at noon EDT. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.



11/20/2012
“The Fight Against Al Qaeda: Today and Tomorrow” (Center for a New American Security)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Washington, D.C.


11/20/2012
Readout of Secretary Panetta's Meeting with Czech Minister of Defense Alexandr Vondra

            Today, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta hosted Czech Minister of Defense Alexandr Vondra at the Pentagon.  They discussed U.S.-Czech bilateral defense cooperation, the posture of U.S. forces in Europe, plans for...



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