Commodore Bob Kapcio, mission commander, CAPT Bruce Boynton, medical treatment facility commanding officer, and Mr. Robert Leitch, director of the non-governmental organization Project Hope aboard USNS Comfort, will brief live off the coast of Peru at 3:00 pm EDT, Aug 7, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579 via VTC, to provide an update on the USNS Comfort’s four-month humanitarian mission to Latin America and the Caribbean.
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
For more info on the USNS Comfort, please visit: http://www.southcom.mil/AppsSC/factFiles.php?id=6 .