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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Spain’s Minister of Defense Pedro Morenés to the Pentagon today at 6 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 is traveling.




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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta Message to the Department on Colorado Shootings

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