Today in the Department of Defense, April 29, 2016
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. make an important personnel announcement at 2:30 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon. Journalists desiring to cover the announcement should contact 703-697-5131, and should plan on meeting in Room 2D961 by 2:10 p.m. to be escorted to the event.
Army General Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, briefs the media at 11 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to discuss the release of the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan investigation into the U.S. airstrike on the Doctors Without Borders trauma center in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2015. Foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must plan on being escorted from the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge only, or, if arriving at the Pentagon Metro Entrance Facility, must contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to your arrival. Please arrive no later than 45 minutes before the briefing if coming by Metro. U.S. journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or the Pentagon Metro Visitors Entrance only. If arriving by Metro, please contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to your arrival, and plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes before the event; have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building. The briefing will also be streamed live on www.defense.gov