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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hosts an honor cordon and meeting in honor of the President of Liberia, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at 1:00 p.m. EST. 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 Pedestrian Bridge 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 Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III testify before the House Appropriations Committee on Defense on the Fiscal 2016 U.S. Air Force Budget Request at 9:00 a.m. EST, at the Capitol, Room 140 , Washington, District of Columbia.

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby will conduct a briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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 into the building.

Editor's note: Updated to add briefing by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby
 



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