Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Commander, Task Force Cincinnatus Col. Jonathan Ives and Korean Hospital Commander Lt Col Kim Seoung-Ki will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, JUne 28, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security and stability operations in eastern Afghanistan. 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 Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environment, Health and Occupational Safety Alex Beehler participates in a press availability hosted by the Department of the Interior on the Bald Eagle delisting from the Endangered Species list at 10 a.m. EDT at the Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.