Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling. See background briefing for details.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mircea Dan Geoana to the Pentagon at 1 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 12:30 p.m. for the cordon.
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Edward C. "Pete" Aldridge and Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Michael Wynne will conduct an acquisition program update covering the Total Information Awareness program and other acquisition issues during a briefing at 2 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. See press advisory for details.