Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers remarks at 8:15 p.m. EDT at the Endowment for the U.S. Institute of Peace Gala at the Washington Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should call (202) 457-1700.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
U.K. Army Maj. Gen. Andy Salmon, general officer commanding of Multi-National Division Southeast, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Oct. 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, with an update on on-going security operations in Iraq. 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.
The STAR-TIDES research effort will hold its 2nd annual demonstration at Pentagon Center Court from noon on Tuesday, Oct. 14 to noon on Thursday, Oct. 16. See press advisory for details.