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.