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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain to the Pentagon today at 2 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 North Parking 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 to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Army Col. Dominic Caraccilo, commander of the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Mr. Lou Lantner, embedded provincial reconstruction team leader, and Brig. Gen. Ali Jassim, commander of 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, will brief live from Iraq at 10:30 a.m. EDT, March 24, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.

 

 

 



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