Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Senior defense officials and a senior military officer will conduct a background briefing on the draft request for proposal for the KC-X tanker recapitalization program. This is to be held 11 a.m. EDT, Sept. 25, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River 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.