Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Gen. James T. Conway, commandant of the Marine Corps, will brief the media live at 9 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. Conway will provide his observations on Afghanistan from his recent visit with the troops. 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.