IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Secretary Carter to Host Jordan's King Abdullah II


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will welcome Jordan's King Abdullah II to the Pentagon with an enhanced honor cordon on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at 2:45 p.m. EST at the Pentagon River Entrance. All journalists covering the honor cordon, including those with a Pentagon building badge, will be escorted from the base of the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge only after security screening, which will begin at approximately 2 p.m. EST.  Have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. All journalists must be in place no later than 2:30 p.m. EST.  Journalists wishing to cover the photo spray immediately after the honor cordon should meet in the Defense Press Operations office (Room 2D961) by 2:20 p.m. EST for escort. Please call 703-697-5131 with any questions.