Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is travelling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers the commencement address at the National Defense University graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT in front of Roosevelt Hall at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey briefs the media at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (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.