United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, October 09, 2003 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Ukraine Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych to the Pentagon at 1:30 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1 p.m. for escort to the cordon.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition John Young will brief on Navy maintenance decision at 4:30 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 4 p.m. Please call Lt. j.g. David Luckett at (703) 697-5342 for an escort into the building.



10/09/2003
Keeper of the Flame Award
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC


10/09/2003
Navy Shifts Carrier Maintenance Schedule             After careful assessments of USS Carl Vinson’s operational readiness, including the remaining useful life of the nuclear fuel, the Navy is recommending to Department of Defense officials that the...


10/09/2003
Navy Maintenance Recommendation Press Conference             Secretary John Young, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition, will hold a press conference to outline recommended changes in Navy maintenance schedules.  The conference will be held today,...


There are no Contracts available for 10/9/2003. Please see the Contracts 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 INCOMING COMMANDERDISMANTLING DISCUSSIONRICE REGIMETRAINING ROOMIN FORMATIONWASH DOWNWORKING WONDERSMESSAGE MOMENTLAST LOOKFUTURE VISIONSuicide Prevention and AwarenessCLOSE AIR CALLATLANTIC RESOLVE

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: The U.S. Open Has an Old Ball Boy

    The U.S. Open Has an Old Ball Boy

    ℠2014 - The U.S. Open's oldest ball boy is a 53 year...

  • Video Thumbnail: ISAF Change of Command

    ISAF Change of Command

    ℠2014- ISAF Change of Command: GEN John Campbell...

  • Video Thumbnail: Army Braces for Big Changes in the Future

    Army Braces for Big Changes in the Future

    ℠2014 - Top Army official speaks on dramatic and...

  • Video Thumbnail: Halal Meals Dropped to Iraqis

    Halal Meals Dropped to Iraqis

    ℠2014 - More than 100,000 meals and water to stranded...

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