Col. Martin Schweitzer, commander 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82 Airborne Division and Maj. Gen. Khaliq, commander, 203rd Afghan Army Corps will brief live from Afghanistan at 9:00 a.m. EDT, Dec. 13, 2007, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide operations update. 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.
Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the Coast Guard and General James T. Conway, Commandant of the Marine Corps will give testimony on global maritime strategy initiatives toThe House Armed Services Committee at10 a.m. EST in the Rayburn building, Room 2118