Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.
Cmdr. Charles Benson, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Psychiatrist and 1st Marine Division Deputy Surgeon, and Cmdr. Keith Stuessi, director of the Concussion Restoration Care Center at Camp Leatherneck, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on combat stress. 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.