Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Hungary’s Minister of Defense Imre Szekeres to the Pentagon today at 9:15 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 8:45 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynn and Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee at 10 a.m. EDT in room H-140 U.S, Capitol.
Commander Multinational Force-Iraq Gen.David H. Petraeus will brief at 10 a.m. EDT, April 26, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security 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.
Principal Deputy General Counsel Daniel J. Dell’Orto testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.