Secretary of Defense
Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense
Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events on his schedule.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Lawrence Di Rita and Deputy Director for Regional Operations, Joint Staff Operations Directorate, Brig. Gen. David Rodriguez will hold a press briefing at 1:00 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by12:15 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.