Immediate Release

Press Briefing by Secretary Esper and General Milley in the Pentagon Briefing Room Today

March 2, 2020

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley will brief the media today at 11 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972).

Both U.S. and foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must be pre-registered in the Pentagon Visitor Management System to attend this briefing; plan on being escorted from the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or the Pentagon Metro Entrance Facility only. Please arrive no later than 30 minutes before the briefing; have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for any questions and escort into the building.

The briefing will also be streamed live on