Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn presents awards and speaks to sailors of the USS Carl Vinson at 11:50 PDT, at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. Media interested in attending should contact Cmdr. Pauline Storum at 619-767-1625.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen holds an all hands call with the 140th wing, Colorado Air National Guard at 12:30 p.m. EDT in Hanger 909, Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo. Media interested in attending should contact Kristin Haley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-847-6164.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen addresses the Council on Foundations Annual Conference at 2:30 p.m. EDT at 650 15th Street, Hyatt Regency Denver, Denver, Colo. Media interested in attending should contact Monica Wroblewski at email@example.com or 703-405-4360.
Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, the Army surgeon general, Brig. Gen. Gary Cheek, commander, Warrior Transition Command, and Maj. Gen. David Perkins, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, will conduct a media round table at 3 p.m. EDT today in DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973 to update the media on the status of warrior transition care in the Army and at Fort Carson. 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.