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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa to the Pentagon today at 4:15 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 Pedestrian Bridge 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 Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.



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Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Mother’s Day
As Written by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta , The Pentagon


05/11/2012
Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with the Bahraini Crown Prince

            Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby provided the following readout: 

            Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta met today with Bahraini Crown...



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