Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will be the guest speaker at the Combat Control School graduation at Pope Air Force Base. During his visit, the Secretary will also visit Soldiers on Fort Bragg. A media opportunity will be afforded from 5-5:15 p.m. on Pope Air Force Base. Interested media should contact the XVIII Airborne Corps Public Affairs Office at (910) 396-5620/5600 no later than 10 a.m. EST. Media members should have their driver’s license for appropriate identification at the Access Control Point. Media should meet in the Stryker Golf Course parking lot no later than 3 p.m. EST for a security sweep.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard B. Myers is traveling.