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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Canadian Minister of National Defense Peter MacKay to the Pentagon today at 9 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 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.

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Canadian Minister of National Defense Peter MacKay will hold a joint press conference at 10 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room.  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 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon. 

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



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