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Press Events Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

The secretary hosts an enhanced honor cordon and meeting welcoming Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. EDT on the steps of the River Entrance. All journalists covering the arrival ceremony must obtain a wristband from security screening. Journalists without a Pentagon access badge must go through security screening at the base of the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge, and will be escorted to the arrival ceremony from there. Security screening will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. EDT; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Security screening at this location will close promptly at 10 a.m. EDT. Journalists with a Pentagon access badge, and whom have entered the building prior to
9:30 a.m. EDT, may go through security screening at the River Entrance to obtain their wristband; please obtain your wristband at the River Entrance by 10 a.m. EDT. All journalists covering the ceremony, including those with a Pentagon access badge, must be in place no later than 10:15 a.m. EDT. Once security screening has been initiated at the base of the bridge, all journalists entering the building via the bridge for any reason, including those with a Pentagon facility access card not covering the arrival ceremony, must undergo security screening. Please call 703-697-5131 with any questions.

Secretary of Defense
Lloyd J. Austin III

The secretary hosts an enhanced honor cordon and meeting welcoming Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. EDT on the steps of the River Entrance. All journalists covering the arrival ceremony must obtain a wristband from security screening. Journalists without a Pentagon access badge must go through security screening at the base of the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge, and will be escorted to the arrival ceremony from there. Security screening will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. EDT; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Security screening at this location will close promptly at 10 a.m. EDT. Journalists with a Pentagon access badge, and whom have entered the building prior to
9:30 a.m. EDT, may go through security screening at the River Entrance to obtain their wristband; please obtain your wristband at the River Entrance by 10 a.m. EDT. All journalists covering the ceremony, including those with a Pentagon access badge, must be in place no later than 10:15 a.m. EDT. Once security screening has been initiated at the base of the bridge, all journalists entering the building via the bridge for any reason, including those with a Pentagon facility access card not covering the arrival ceremony, must undergo security screening. Please call 703-697-5131 with any questions.

Press Events Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks

The deputy secretary is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense
Kathleen H. Hicks

The deputy secretary is traveling.

Press Events Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen.Charles Q. Brown, Jr.

The chairman is traveling.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Air Force Gen.Charles Q. Brown, Jr.

The chairman is traveling.

Press Events Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm.Christopher W. Grady 

The vice chairman has no public or media events on his schedule.

Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Navy Adm.Christopher W. Grady 

The vice chairman has no public or media events on his schedule.

Additional Open Press Events


Air Force Gen. Timothy D. Haugh, commander, U.S. Cyber Command; director, National Security Agency; and chief, Central Security Service, provides opening keynote remarks at 9:30 a.m. EDT; Department of Defense Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer Leslie A. Beavers participates in a fireside chat at 1:30 p.m. EDT; and other senior officials speak at AFCEA TechNet Cyber 2024 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland.

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder briefs the media in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972) at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The briefing will also be livestreamed on Defense.gov and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

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