President George W. Bush will deliver remarks on the Global War on Terror on Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at 10 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Auditorium. The event is open to press coverage. Tripod mounted equipment must be pre-set. Please arrive no later than 4:30 a.m. at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance to be escorted to the auditorium for pre-set. Crews must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Journalists and still photographers without a pentagon access badge will only be escorted from the Pentagon North Parking Entrance to the auditorium beginning at 6:45 a.m. until 7:15 a.m., proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification are required. Media with a pentagon access badge should arrive at room 2E565 no later than 7:15 a.m. for escort to the auditorium. Media interested in coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England speaks at the Navy League "Sea Air Space " Exposition Luncheon at noon in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C. Media point of contact for this event is Janet Mescus, sr. dir. of communications at (703) 312-1557.