Secretary of Defense Ash Carter attends a wreath laying at 8:30 a.m. EST at the African-American Civil War Memorial, 1925 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work has no public or media events on his schedule.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. brief the media at 10 a.m. EST, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or Pentagon Metro Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 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. The briefing will also be streamed live on www.defense.gov.
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