Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Defense Contract Audit Agency Director Patrick Fitzgerald testifies at a hearing of the Commission on Wartime Contracting on contractor workforce in Iraq following the drawdown at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter delivers remarks at noon to the National Aeronautics Association luncheon in the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Va. Media interested in attending should contact Nancy Sack at 703-415-4888 x100.
A senior U.S. military official will provide a background briefing to the media at 10 a.m. EDT, regarding U.S. security assistance programs to Pakistan, in the DoD Press 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.