Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld andMarine Corps.Gen.Peter Pace, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by12:45 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.
Army Brig. Gen. Carter F. Ham, commander, Task Force Olympia, will conduct a two-way briefing fromBaghdad at9 a.m. EST. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 8:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,General Richard B. Myersis traveling to South America.