Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas F. Hall will host the 2008 Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Awards presentation at 10 a.m. EST, at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon (2d floor, D ring, 10th corridor). See press advisory for details.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at noon EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. 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.