Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.
National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Craig McKinley, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton will conduct a press briefing Monday to discuss the details of a forthcoming National Guard deployment to our southwestern border states with Mexico. The press briefing will be July 19, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. EDT in the Department of Defense (DoD) Briefing Room, Pentagon 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.