Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn is traveling.
British Army Maj. Gen. Nick Carter, commanding general for Regional Command South, 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.
The Department of Defense announced today that the premiere of the HBO documentary WARTORN 1861-2010 will take place from 5 p.m. EDT to 7:30 p.m. in the Pentagon Auditorium. See press advisory for details.