Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Philip Grone testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on implementation of the Base Realignment and Closure 2005 decisions at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 2:00 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. 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.