Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen and China’s Chief of the General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army Gen. Chen Bingde will conduct a briefing at 1:45 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass must be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than one hour prior to the event, have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.