Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Vice Adm. Doug Crowder, commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet and Capt. William A. Kearns III, commander, Pacific Partnership 2008 will conduct a live briefing from the hospital ship USNS Mercy located in Nha Trang, Vietnam. See press advisory for details.