United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, October 28, 2011 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.

A senior Department of Defense official and a senior State Department official will conduct a background press briefing on the latest Section 1230 Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan, at 2 p.m. EDT 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 45 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.



There are no Speeches available for 10/28/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/28/2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31, of Milpitas, Calif., died Oct. 27 while...



10/28/2011
DOD Releases Report on Progress in Afghanistan

            The October 2011 “Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan,” a biannual report to Congress in accordance with Section 1230 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (Public Law 110-181) as...




There are no Transcripts available for 10/28/2011. Please see the Transcripts overview page for more


There are no News Photos available for 10/28/2011. Please see the News Photos 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 AIRSTRIKE INFORMATIONU.S. Airstrike in SyriaCROATIA MEETINGCEREMONY SALUTESAMMIE AWARDSCOMBAT SCANFOREST PATROLREFLECTIVE OBSERVATIONHORIZON SCANNational Preparedness Month - 2014SAILOR'S SURVIVALNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: POW-MIA Memorial Run

    POW-MIA Memorial Run

    ℠2014 - Each year on POW-MIA Day, service members at...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Live: RADM Kirby Discusses Airstrikes

    DoD News Live: RADM Kirby Discusses Airstrikes

    ℠2014 - Pentagon Press Secretary RADM John Kirby talks...

  • Video Thumbnail: Ambulatory Aviation Regiment Moves

    Ambulatory Aviation Regiment Moves

    ℠2014 - An aviation regiment has relocated to...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 September 23, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 September 23, 2014

    ℠2014 - Defense leaders detail airstrikes on ISIL...

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