Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.
Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command/Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces - Afghanistan Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations. 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.