Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington. There are no public or media events on their schedules.
Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will speak to the Economic Club of New York in the Grand Ballroom of the New York Hilton Hotel at 8:25 p.m. EST. Please see advisory for more information.
A background briefing by a senior defense official on human shields will be conducted at 2 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 1:30 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.