Maj. Gen. Bashar M. Ayoub, Commander, 9th Mechanized Division, Iraqi Army, and Col. David J. Bishop, Commander, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Oct. 14, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an overview of their units activities in the 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.
The winners of the Secretary of Defense's Employer Support Freedom Award will be available to speak to the media from 1:30-2 p.m. EDT, Oct. 14 in the Reserve Affairs conference room, Pentagon 2D201. See
press advisoryfor details.