Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks at the U.S. Air Force Academy commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. MDT in Colorado Springs, Co.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Director for Operations, Joint Staff Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins will brief at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update regional operations. 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.