Today in the Department of Defense, October 13, 2015
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. are traveling. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work has no public or media events on his schedule.
Operation Inherent Resolve Spokesman Col. Steve Warren conducts a press briefing today at 11 a.m. EDT by DVIDS in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.
Several Army officials, including Assistant Secretary of the Army Katherine Hammack; Assistant Secretary of the Army Heidi Shyu; Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, Army Materiel Command; and U.S. Northern Command deputy commander Lt. Gen. Daniel Hokanson, speak at the 2015 Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and exposition, Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, District of Columbia.