Linton Wells II, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration, will hold a press conference on the status of telecommunications services in Iraq at 1 p.m. EDT today in the DoD Press Briefing Room, Room 2E781. Mr. Wells recently returned from Iraq, where initial services installed by the Coalition Provisional Authority are connecting American and Iraqi officials and have laid the foundation for emergency communications.
Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 12:30 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Media point of contact is Lt. Col. Ken McClellan, (703) 693-8287.