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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Australian Minister for Defense John Faulkner to the Pentagon today at 10 a.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.
 
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Brazil's Minister of Defense Nelson Jobim to the Pentagon today at 1 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.
 
Secretary Gates and Minister Jobim will sign an agreement on defense cooperation between the governments of Brazil and the U.S. at 1:30 p.m. in Pentagon room 3E918. They will make brief statements but take no questions. Media representatives should 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.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



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