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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Bulgarian Minister of Defense Anyu Angelov to the Pentagon at 10:30 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.

Under Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will conduct a press briefing today on a new acquisition and procurement initiative at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 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.

A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EDT with two T-1’s.



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