Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and and Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing today at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 1 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will conduct a media availability at Camp Pendleton Mess Hall, Calif. at 12:30 p.m. PST.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard B. Myers is traveling.