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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Romanian president Traian Basescu to the Pentagon at 5:30 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 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 schedules.

The Senate Armed Services Committee conducts a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Dr. Ashton Carter to be deputy secretary of defense at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.



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Commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Iraq, and Director, Air Component Coordination Element-Iraq to Brief Media

            Maj. Gen. Russ Handy, commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Iraq, and director, Air Component Coordination Element-Iraq, will brief the media at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Sept. 14, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update...




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