Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Commanding General, Multi-National Force – Iraq Gen. Ray Odierno and Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Miller testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the status of ongoing U.S. efforts in Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.