Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy Bradley Roberts, along with officials from the departments of Energy and State, conduct a special briefing on the Nuclear Posture Review at 8:45 a.m. at the Council on Foreign Relations, 1777 F Street NW, Washington, DC. Media interested in attending should contact Thomas Bowman at 202-509-8445.
Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) Director Lt. Gen. Michael Oates will conduct a media roundtable at 10:30 a.m. EDT, to share undisclosed details about JIEDDO's support of the Afghanistan troop surge. This event takes place in the Pentagon Library Conference Center (PLC2), Conference Room M4. Media interested in attending should contact Ali Sanders, Public Affairs, Joint IED Defeat Organization at 703-601-3784.