United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, October 31, 2008 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates provides remarks at the CENTCOM change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.  Media interested in attending must call (813) 827-5894. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.



10/31/2008
U.S. Central Command Change-of-Command Ceremony (Tampa, FL)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, U.S. Central Command Headquarters, Tampa, FL


10/31/2008
Detainee Transfer Announced The Department of Defense announced today the transfer of two detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.   One detainee was transferred to Tajikistan and one to Kazakhstan. These detainees were determined to be eligible for transfer following a comprehensive series of review processes. ...


There are no Press Advisories available for 10/31/2008. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more



There are no Transcripts available for 10/31/2008. 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 U.S., JAPANESE PARTNERSHIPSGLOBEMASTER GLOWHONOR CORDONFIRE SUPPRESSIONCOMBAT CAPABILITYSuicide Prevention and AwarenessOPEN ARMSATLANTIC RESOLVERED DRAGON

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: U.S. Calls on Russia to Remove Convoy

    U.S. Calls on Russia to Remove Convoy

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

  • Video Thumbnail: RADM John Kirby Pentagon Presser

    RADM John Kirby Pentagon Presser

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

  • Video Thumbnail: U.S. Seeks International Approach Against ISIL

    U.S. Seeks International Approach Against ISIL

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

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300

    DoD News Now: 1300

    ℠2014 - The U.S. calls on Russia to immediately remove...

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