Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, commanding general of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, will conduct a news briefing at 10 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing military operations in Afghanistan. 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.
Chief Army Reserve, Commanding General U.S. Army Reserve Command Lt. Gen. James R. Helmly will conduct a news briefing at 9:30 a.m. in Pentagon 1E462. Journalists should contact Al Schilf at (703) 601-0862 for information.