Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy Shay Assad; principal military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army, Acquisition Logistics and Technology Lt. Gen. William Phillips and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Procurement Edward Harrington testify at a hearing of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Commander, Joint Task Force Haiti Lt. Gen. Ken Keen will conduct a press briefing on the status of U. S. military operations in Haiti at 10 a.m. EDT, 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.