Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Singapore's Minister of Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen to the Pentagon at 10:15 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Following their bi-lateral meeting, they will conduct a press conference at 11 a.m. EST, in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the events; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.
Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.