Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
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.