Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, 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 by1 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff testify on U.S. policy and military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan at a hearing of theSenate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and ReadinessCharles S. Abelldelivers remarks to theNational Endowment for the Artsat 1 p.m. EDT at theWomen in Military Service for America Memorial, Arlington, Va.
Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of operationsfor Coalition Joint Task Force 7,andDan Senor, senior advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority, willconduct an operational update from Baghdad at9a.m.EDT. This event can be viewed in the Press Briefing Room.