Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Maj. Gen. Jay Lindell, Commander, Combined Air Corps Tranistion Force, CSTC-A, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT, Sept. 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on training and mentoring of the ANA/ANP to the Pentagon Press Corps. 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.