Navy Vice Admiral Bill Gortney, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, will provide an update from his headquarters in Bahrain at 4 p.m. EDT, April 12, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, on the status of Maersk Alabama captain Richard Phillips.
All media should park in South parking row 26 for this event. Media with a Pentagon press parking passes do not need to call in their vehicle information. Media without a pentagon press parking pass must call the press office with vehicle information to include vehicle tag number and state of plate. All media without a building pass will be picked up at the corridor 3 entrance at 3:40 p.m. Call 703 697-5131 to clear your vehicle for parking and escort. Media without building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.