Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
U.K. Army Maj. Gen. Andy Salmon, General Officer Commanding of Multi-National Division Southeast, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, Feb. 2, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, with an update on on-going security operations in Iraq. 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.