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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Italian Minister of Defense Ignazio La Russa to the Pentagon today at 11:45 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



04/18/2011
Remarks at the JIATF-South Command Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, JIATF HQ


04/18/2011
General Officer Announcements

            The chief of staff, Army announced today the following officer assignments:

            Maj. Gen. William F. Grimsley, deputy commanding general, III Corps and...



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