Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery begins at 9:50 a.m. EST with 4 A 10’s.
Commander, RC-South in Afghanistan British Maj. Gen. Nick Carter will brief via DVIDS, on ongoing operations in Helmand province at 10:30 a.m. EST, February 18, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 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.
Update: Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 12:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.
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