Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Army Col. Michael F. Beech, commander of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing operations in Iraq. 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.