Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Norwegian Minister of Defense Kristin Krohn Devold will visit the U.S. Joint Forces Command campus in Suffolk, Va., Monday, July 29 and will hold a press availability to discuss Millennium Challenge 2002 http://www.jfcom.mil/about/experiments/mc02.htm at 1:10 p.m. EDT in the JTASC (J7) building lobby.
Please call by Monday, July 29, 2002, 10 a.m. EDT if you plan to attend. All video and still photographers are required to submit a fax with specific information in order to receive a camera pass for access to the event. All media are asked to arrive at the Suffolk campus, J9 media filing center, at 11:30 a.m. EDT Monday for credentialing.
The DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781 will receive a live feed. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation with two forms of photo identification, and should be at the River Entrance by 12:40 p.m. EDT. Please call (703) 697-5131 for an escort into the building.
News media points of contact in Suffolk are Cmdr. Sandra Irwin at (757) 836-7863 or Vince Nunez at (757) 836-2850. The point of contact for the audio feed is Lt. Col. Dan Stoneking, (703) 695-0194.