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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Egypt’s Minister of Defense Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi to the Pentagon today at noon 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.



There are no Speeches available for 3/25/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/25/2008
Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Award Winners Announced The winners of the fiscal 2007 Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement awards have been announced by the Department of Defense. A ceremony will be held in June to recognize the recipients’ outstanding achievements through the application of value engineering.   ...


03/25/2008
Brigade Combat Team Commander to Brief Live From Afghanistan Col. Martin Schweitzer, commander of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82 nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, March 26, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operational update.    Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be...




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