Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks entitled, “Defending the Nation from Cyber Attack” at the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) in New York City at 9 p.m. EDT. All media must RSVP to Maggie McEvoy at BENS via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon today.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey hosts an honor cordon to welcome Admiral Agus Suhartono, Commander-in-Chief, Armed Forces of Indonesia to the Pentagon at 10:45 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-4272 for escort to the cordon.
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno hosts the Twilight Tattoo at 5 p.m. EDT honoring outstanding civilians for their service at the Whipple Field, Joint Myer Henderson, Washington, DC.