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United States Department of Defense

Pentagon Press Badges

Media contact: +1 (703) 697-5131
Public contact: or +1 (703) 571-3343


Request Letter Example

(Company Letterhead)


Ms. Tara Rigler
Deputy Director, Press Operations
The Pentagon
Washington DC 20301
Fax: 703-697-3501

Dear Ms. Rigler,

          As bureau chief of (company name), I respectfully request your assistance in obtaining a Pentagon press badge
of our employee, (first and last name). (Employee name) is a (occupation). His/her current badge expires on (date).

        (Employee name) ) currently has a 90-day/six-month/year long badge.  He/she regularly attends press briefings
and frequently requires access to the Pentagon.  (Employee name) visited the Pentagon for official business
XX times/month during the period of his/her badge.


SSN: xxx-xx-xxx
DOB: mm/dd/yyyy
Place of Birth: City, State, Country
Visa Control #: (if applicable)
Email Address:
Phone #:


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