Secretary of Defense
Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Poland's Minister of National Defense Jerzy Szmajdzinski to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 11 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon. There will be a media availability at 12:35 p.m.
Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense
Gordon England has no public or media events onhis schedule.
Legal Advisor for Military Commissions Brig. Gen.
Thomas L. Hemingway will conduct a press conference concerning Military Commissionsin the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579at10:30 a.m. EDT. Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance no later than9:45 a.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
David S.C. Chu, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters Lt. Gen. Franklin L. Hagenbeck, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education) Vice Adm.
Gerald Hoewing, Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Lt. Gen.
H.P. Osman, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnal Lt. Gen.
Roger A. Brady, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs
Thomas F. Hall, Director, Army National Guard Lt. Gen.
Clyde A. Vaughn, Chief, Army Reserve and Commanding General U.S. Army Reserve Command Lt. Gen.
James R. Helmly, Chief of Naval Reserve Vice Adm.
John G. Cotton, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve/Marine Forces North Lt. Gen.
John W. Bergman, United States Air National Guard Lt. Gen.
Daniel James IIIand Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander Air Force Reserve Command Lt. Gen
John Bradley testify at a hearing of the
House Armed Services Committeeat 11 a.m. EDT in room 2118 at the Rayburn House Office Building.