Today in the Department of Defense, February 11, 2016
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is traveling. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. have no public or media events on their schedules.
Army Brig. Gen. Wilson A. Shoffner, deputy chief of staff for communication, Resolute Support Mission, briefs the media live from Afghanistan via DVIDS at 10 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on operations.
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or Pentagon Metro Visitors 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.
Director, Principal DoD Space Advisor Staff and Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Winston A. Beauchamp and Air Force Maj. Gen. Roger Teague, director, Space Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, conduct a media roundtable to discuss the Fiscal Year 2017 Air Force Space budget request at 10 a.m. EST, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Conference Room (4E979).
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller provides remarks on the Marine Corps in the 21st century at 10:30 a.m. EST, at the Atlantic Council's Brent Snowcroft Center on International Security event, 1030 15th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.