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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Argentina’s Minister of Defense Nilda Garre to the Pentagon today at 10:30 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery begins at 11:05 a.m. EDT with three AV 8B’s.



There are no Speeches available for 9/8/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/08/2009
Navy Announces Decision on Norfolk Harbor Channel Dredging                 The Navy announced today its decision to deepen approximately five miles of the Norfolk Harbor Channel in the Elizabeth River.   This action will allow the continuous safe and expeditious travel of...


09/08/2009
Pentagon Naturalization Ceremony Announced                 Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will deliver remarks at a special military naturalization ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT, Sept. 10, at the Pentagon courtyard....




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