Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Assistant Director for the Office of Servicemember Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Holly Petraeus will brief the media at 2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 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.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.
Under Secretary of Defense for Aquisition, Technology, and Logistics Frank Kendall delivers remarks at Tech America Foundation's Vision Conference at 8 a.m. EDT at The Waterford Convention Center, Springfield, Va.