Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 9 a.m. EST at the Army War College Commandant's Lecture Series at Carlisle Barracks, Pa. Media interested in attending should contact Lee DeRemer at 717-586-2511.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen participates in a Conversation with the Country Town Hall Event at 1:45 p.m. EST at the Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Media interested in attending should contact Pamela Gaudiose, chairman, Scotland Landing Foundation at 717-264-9492.
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, commander of Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan, will brief the media live from Kabul, Afghanistan, at 10:30 a.m. EST, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on rule of law. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.