Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committtee at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216 Hart Senate Office Building.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
Marine Col. William B. Crowe, commander of 7th Regional Combat Team, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, January 12, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. 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.