Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks at 11:10 a.m. EST at a All Hands Call at the main post auditorium, Fort Drum, N.Y. Media interested in attending this event should contact Julie Cupernall, Media Relations Officer, Fort Drum Public Affairs, (315) 772.8286 Office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Army Col. Richard M. Francey Jr., commander of the 41st Fires Brigade, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, Feb. 9, 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.