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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Hungarian Minister of Defense Imre Szekeres to the Pentagon today at 1:30 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 event on his schedule.
 
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen, will speak at the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy at 7:00 p.m. EDT. The events will be held at 1800 K Street NW - Basement Conference Room. Media interested in attending this event should contact Kay Floyd, at Kay.floyd@ypfp.org (202) 659-1493.
 
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at Noon EST in the DoD 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 event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.


There are no Speeches available for 3/11/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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