Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldand Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events ontheir schedules.
A senior U.S. Central Command official will conduct a background briefing from Tampa, Fla. today at 2 p.m. EDT that will be available in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon room 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 by1:15 p.m.
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 at11:00a.m.EDT. This event can be viewed in the Press Briefing Room.