18 April 2013
The United States Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, will visit Yad Vashem Sunday, April 21, 2013. The Secretary, accompanied by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe (Bogie) Ya'alon, will visit the Holocaust History Museum, participate in a Memorial Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, visit the Children’s Memorial and sign the Yad Vashem Guest Book.
Coverage in the Hall of Names: POOL
Memorial Ceremony and signing of Guest Book: OPEN
Pool: Reuters (Stills) and CCTV (TV crew)
Media who wish to cover the visit must arrive at Yad Vashem, with a valid GPO card, at 14:30 for security checks. RSVP: 02 644 3410.