Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers remarks at 11 a.m. EDT in honor of the 236th Army Birthday in the Pentagon courtyard.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs Sharon Burke will brief the media at 2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to discuss the DoD Operational Energy Strategy. All journalists must be seated by 1:50 p.m. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 10:30 a.m. EDT on community blueprint demonstration projects at the Give an Hour event at the Women in Military Service Memorial at Arlington Cemetery. Media interested in attending may contact Lauren Itzkowitz at 240-533-1669.