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The day's open press events and other DOD happenings and announcements. September 23, 2019

Open Press Events

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Press Events: Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper

The secretary hosts an enhanced honor cordon and meeting welcoming Germany Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to the Pentagon at 10:15 a.m. EDT on the steps of the River Entrance. All journalists desiring to cover the honor cordon must obtain a wristband from security screening. Journalists without a Pentagon facility access card must go through security screening at the base of the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge, and will be escorted to the cordon from there. Security screening will begin at approximately 9:35 a.m. EDT; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Journalists with a Pentagon facility access card, and whom have entered the building prior to 9:15 a.m. EDT, may go through security screening at the River Entrance to obtain their wristband. All journalists wishing to cover the honor cordon, including those with a Pentagon facility access card, must be in place no later than 10 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 honor cordon, must undergo security screening. Please call 703-697-5131 with any questions.

Defense Secretary
Dr. Mark T. Esper

The secretary hosts an enhanced honor cordon and meeting welcoming Germany Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to the Pentagon at 10:15 a.m. EDT on the steps of the River Entrance. All journalists desiring to cover the honor cordon must obtain a wristband from security screening. Journalists without a Pentagon facility access card must go through security screening at the base of the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge, and will be escorted to the cordon from there. Security screening will begin at approximately 9:35 a.m. EDT; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Journalists with a Pentagon facility access card, and whom have entered the building prior to 9:15 a.m. EDT, may go through security screening at the River Entrance to obtain their wristband. All journalists wishing to cover the honor cordon, including those with a Pentagon facility access card, must be in place no later than 10 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 honor cordon, must undergo security screening. Please call 703-697-5131 with any questions.

Press Events: Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist

The deputy secretary has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Defense Secretary
David L. Norquist

The deputy secretary has no public or media events on his schedule.

Press Events: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps
Gen. Joe Dunford

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

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Marine Corps
Gen. Joe Dunford

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

Additional Open Press Events


Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Dr. Steven Walker takes part in a keynote discussion on the 21st Century National Security Innovation Partnership (10:15 a.m. EDT); and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Lisa J. Porter joins a panel discussion (11:30 a.m. EDT), at a Center for Strategic & International Studies conference, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood (11 a.m. EDT); and Army Futures Command Deputy Commanding General Lt. Gen. Eric J. Wesley (3:15 p.m. EDT), join panel discussions at the Center for European Policy Analysis Forum 2019, Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.

DOD Postings: September 23, 2019


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