Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright will conduct a press briefing at 11:00 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 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.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.