Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will deliver remarks at the Naval War College, Newport, R.I., at 9 a.m. EDT. Media wishing to cover the event should call the Naval War College Public Affairs office after 8 a.m., April 17, at (401) 841-2220.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media event on his schedule.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen will conduct a press availability at 4:30 p.m. CDT in the Warrior and Family Support Center Bldg. 3628 Rawley E. Chambers Rd., Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Media must report to the Binz-Engleman/George Beach gate no later than 4 p.m. Media will be escorted to the Warrior and Family Support Center by Esther Garcia at 210-380-7046, Dewey Mitchell at 210-394-0792, or Phil Reidinger at (210)336-0449.