Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Under Secretary Of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter is the keynote speaker at 8 a.m. EDT for the Center for International and Strategic Studies at 1800 K Street, Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact David Berteau at DBerteau@csis.org
Third Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. William G. Webster will brief live from Kuwait at 10 a.m. EDT in the DoD Press Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. The topics addressed will be the responsible drawdown from Iraq, buildup in Afghanistan and the reset of the U.S. Army. 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.