Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter will conduct a press briefing at 1:30 p.m. 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.
A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EST with four A-10s.