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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Iraq's Acting Minister of Defense Sadun al-Dulaymi 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 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. 

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense George E. Little will brief the media at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.



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Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with Acting Iraqi Minister of Defense Dr. Saadon Guwir Farhan Al Dlimi

            Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs George Little provided the following readout: 

            "Secretary Panetta met this...



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ISAF Commander to Brief

            Gen. John R. Allen, commander, International Security and Assistance Force and commander of U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, will brief the media at 2 p.m. EDT, May 23, in the Pentagon Briefing Room...





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