Secretary of Defense
Donald H. Rumsfeld speaks at 82nd Airborne Division Review, Ft. Bragg, N.C. at 10:30 a.m. EDT. For further information please call(910) 432-0661, Division Public Affairs.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Lawrence Di Rita and Deputy Director, Regional Operations, J-3, Army Brig. Gen. Carter Ham, will hold a press briefing at 12:00 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 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 by11:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Brig. Gen. Jay W. Hood Joint Task Force Guantanamo Commander, will brief at 4 p.m. EDT about the inquiry into allegations of possible mishandling of the Koran. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 3:15 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense
Gordon England has no public or media events onhis schedule.