Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Edmund Giambastiani Jr., addresses the U.S. International Affairs Budget Conference at 8 a.m. EDT in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Hall of Flags, 1615 H St NW, Washington, D.C.
Commander, Multi-national Security Transition Command Iraq, Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey will conduct a DoD news briefing at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 1:45 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the briefing.
Chief of Staff, USA, Gen. Peter Schoomaker and Commandant, USMC, Gen. Michael Hagee testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.