Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Col. Brian M. Drinkwine, commander, 4th brigade, 82nd Airborne Division will brief live via satellite from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to give an update on operations and mentoring missions to the Pentagon press corps. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.