Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Romanian President Ion Iliescu to the Pentagon at 1 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 12:30 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is traveling. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Maj. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Commanding General, 4th Infantry Division will brief news media via Video Tele-Conference from Tikrit, Iraq in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781 at 10:10 a.m. EST on his area of operations in Iraq. Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at 9:40 a.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.