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Monday, April 25, 2011

Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom Liam Fox to the Pentagon today at 11:45 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 Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom Liam Fox will have a media availability after their meeting.  For media who want to cover only the media availability, the admission procedures are the same as the honor cordon.  The pick-up time for those covering only the media availability will be at 1:15 p.m. EDT at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn will provide the keynote address and participate on a panel at the White House Forum on Energy Security at 10 a.m. EDT at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C.  This event will stream live at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live.

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