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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defence Phillip Hammond to the Pentagon today at 7:30 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 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. 

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defence Phillip Hammond host a press conference at 8:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.



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