Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
There will be a media roundtable at 2 pm EST in Pentagon, room 2E565, to discuss the 2007 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program Awards. See press advisory for details.
Marine Col. Stacy Clardy, commander of Regimental Combat Team 2, will brief live from Camp Fallujah, Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Nov. 5, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in western Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.