Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Col Loree Sutton and Commander, Walter Reed Health Care System Col. Patricia Horoho will conduct a press briefing at 11:30 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen delivers remarks at the American Jewish Committee Gala at 6 p.m. EDT. The point of contact for interested media should call (202) 785-4200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org