Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Acting Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz will conduct a press briefing at 4 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E579. 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.