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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Japan's Minister of Defense Satoshi Morimoto to the Pentagon today at 2 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 45 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 Japan's Minister of Defense Satoshi Morimoto will conduct a joint press conference at 3:15 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.



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DOD Identifies Army Casualties

             The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

             They died Aug. 1,...



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