United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on matters pertaining to the Department of Defense at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on matters pertaining to the Department of Defense  at 1:30 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks to the Foreign Press Center at 1 p.m. EST at 800 National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Andrew P. Strike 202-504-6356 (o) 202-258-4058 (c) Strikeap2@state.gov.


01/27/2009
Opening Statement on DoD Challenges to the Senate Armed Services Committee
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.


01/27/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pvt. Grant A. Cotting, 19, of Corona,...


There are no Press Advisories available for 1/27/2009. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more



There are no Transcripts available for 1/27/2009. Please see the Transcripts overview page for more


Use Pick a Day to go to a different day. Check Other Events for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional hearings, reunions and much more.


Featured Photos & Videos More »

Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow QUESTION SESSIONDOG TAGTEAM TASKMISSILE LAUNCHDEFENSE MEETINGDUNKER TRAININGEVACUATION EXERCISESuicide Prevention and AwarenessSITTING SHOT PUTOPEN ARMSATLANTIC RESOLVE

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Leap Frogs Take To the Sky Over Minnesota

    Leap Frogs Take To the Sky Over Minnesota

    ℠2014 - The U.S. Navy parachute team also known as the...

  • Video Thumbnail: Helpful Tips from TRICARE

    Helpful Tips from TRICARE

    ℠2014 - With the closures of walk-in TRICARE service...

  • Video Thumbnail: Whistleblower Protections Vary Under Law

    Whistleblower Protections Vary Under Law

    ℠2014 - Whistleblower protections vary from civilians...

  • Video Thumbnail: Exercise Red Dragon Underway in Wisconsin

    Exercise Red Dragon Underway in Wisconsin

    ℠2014 - Exercise Red Dragon is underway at Fort McCoy,...

Contacts Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be directed to the press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131 or +1 (703) 697-5132.

Media Questions News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131. Media representatives with questions after work hours should call +1 (703) 678-6162 for assistance.

Public Inquiries All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.

Additional Links

Stay Connected