Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.
Under Secretary of Defense-Comptroller Robert F. Hale delivers remarks at the GovExec Leadership Briefing Series on "Financing Defense: Strategies for Leaner Times" at 7:30 a.m. EDT at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Va.
Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs George E. Little will brief the media at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 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.