Lieutenant General Robert R. Blackman, commander of Combined Support Force 536 will brief live via telephone from Utapao, Thailand, at 9 a.m. EST, Jan. 7 in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon 2E579 to provide an update of Operation Unified Assistance.
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.
More information on Lt. Gen. Blackman can be found at http://www.usmc.mil/genbios2.nsf/biographies/E30A0E17D1A373C48525680B000C6053?opendocument