IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Hosts a Ceremony Marking the End of the 'Hack The Pentagon' Initiative and Honoring Some of the Winning Hackers


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will host a ceremony in the Pentagon Friday, June 17, at 1:15 p.m. EDT, to mark the results of the 'Hack the Pentagon' initiative and to honor some of the winning hackers.

Media interested in covering the ceremony should plan on meeting in Room 2D961 by 12:45 p.m. to be escorted to the ceremony.  Foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must plan on being escorted from the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge only, or, if arriving at the Pentagon Metro Entrance Facility, must contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to arrival.  Please arrive no later than 45 minutes before the event if coming by Metro.  U.S. journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or the Pentagon Metro Visitors Entrance only.  If arriving by Metro, please contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to arrival, and plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes before the event; have proof of affiliation and photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.