President Barack Obama will attend the Armed Forces Farewell Tribute in honor of Secretary Robert Gates at the Pentagon on Thursday, June 30, 2011, at 9:45 a.m. EDT.
The event will be pooled for television but will be open to a limited number of pre-credentialed stills and correspondents. Space is extremely limited and media credentials will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.
The deadline to request media credentials is Wednesday, June 29, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. For all credential requests, please contact Terry Mitchell in the Pentagon press office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 703-695-0169.