Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Belgium's Minister of Defense Pieter De Crem to the Pentagon at 7:15 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 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 703-695-0169 for escort to the cordon.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.