Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 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.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Colin Kahl testifies at a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the transition to a civilian-led U.S. Presence in Iraq at 1 p.m. EST in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building.
A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EST with one B-52.