Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct an on the record media roundtable at 4:30 p.m. EST, Feb. 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. Peter Schoomaker and Commandant, USMC, Gen. James Conway testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.