Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.Peter Pace, will conduct a press conference in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579at 2:30 p.m. EST.Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance no later than 1:45 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzis traveling.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , Air Force Gen. Richard B. MyersandCommander, North American Aerospace Defense Commandand United States Northern Command Air Force Gen.Ralph Eberhartappear before theNational Commission On Terrorist Attacks Upon The United Statesat 9:15 a.m. EDTat 301, 7th Street, SW, Room 5125, Washington, DC.
Myers also has been selected as a recipient of The 2004 National "Father of the Year" Awards by the National Father's Day Council. The award will be presented at a luncheon at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Tower in New York City. For questions about these events, please contact the Special Assistant for Public Affairs, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, (703) 697-4272.
LTG David Barno, Commanding General, Combined Forces Command Afghanistan will conduct an interactive briefing from Afghanistan at 10:00 a.m. 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.
Assistant Secretary for Special Operations and Low-Intensity ConflictThomas W. OConnelland Commander, U.S. Southern Command GeneralJames T. Hilltestify at a hearing of theHouse Government Reform Committeeat 2 p.m.in2157 Rayburn House Office Building.