Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Peter Pace testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 216 Hart Senate Office Building.
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct press conference at 4 p.m. EDT, May 9, 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.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.