Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall will brief the media on the updates to Better Buying Power in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) at 2:15 p.m. EST. 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.