Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldwill deliverremarks at 1:00 p.m. EDT to the American Society of Newspaper Editors and Newspaper Association of America Convention at the Omni Shoreham 2500 Calvert St. (at Connecticut Ave.) NW Washington D.C. For further information contact Hollen Wheeler at (703) 697-9845.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Pakistan's Minister for Finance Shaukat Aziz to the Pentagon at 9 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 8:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.
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 at10a.m.EDT. This event can be viewed in the Press Briefing Room. Media wishingto attend must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 9:30 a.m. EDT for escort.