Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn delivers remarks at the USO Service Member of the Year Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. EDT in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W. Washington D. C. Point of contact is Stacey Hacker (703) 908 6453 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen will provide remarks at the USO World Gala at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. Media contact is Wendy Salt, (703) 288-8699.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.