Brig. Gen. Gary Patton, deputy commanding general – Army, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Aug. 11, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. Patton will provide an update on training the Afghan National Army.
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.