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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Israel's Minister of Defense Ehud Barak 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 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 Barak will conduct a brief media availability at 3 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  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 into the building.

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

Director, Defense Travel Management Office Pamela Mitchell, and Director, Business Transformation Agency David Fisher testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, on the Defense Travel System at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism Garry Reid and Col. Vincent Reap, USSOCOM J-8, testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities Subcommittee, on U.S. Special Operations Command rotary wing shortfalls at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 210, HVC.



04/27/2010
Remarks on "The Changing Nature of War" before the LA World Affairs Council
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Los Angeles, California


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04/27/2010
Pentagon NORAD Corridor Dedication

        The ribbon-cutting of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Pentagon corridor exhibit will take place April 28 at 12:15 p.m. EDT on the third floor, A-Ring, between Corridors 1 and 10.

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