Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Lt. Gen. Michael D. Barbero, U.S. Forces - Iraq deputy commanding general for advising and training and commanding general, NATO Training Mission-Iraq, will brief the media at 10 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. 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.
A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 1:05 p.m. EDT with four A-10’s.