Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will be honored at an armed forces full honor parade at the Pentagon’s Mall Entrance Parade Field at 1:15 p.m. EST, Friday, Dec. 15, 2006. See press advisory for details.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
Army Col. David Sutherland, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Dec. 15, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.