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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Norwegian Minister of Defense Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen to the Pentagon today at 5:45 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. 

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



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12/17/2012
Statement by Secretary Panetta on the Passing of Senator Daniel Inouye

            “The men and women of the Department of Defense have lost one of their most dedicated advocates, and I have lost a dear friend, with the passing of Sen. Daniel Inouye.  His life of service to the people of Hawaii...



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