United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense


Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Bookmark and Share

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule. 

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen speaks at 3:30 p.m. PST at the University of California Los Angeles, as part of their Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture Series at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Korn Convocation Hall, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif.  Media interested in attending should contact Alexandra Lieben, deputy director, Burkle Center for International Relations at 310-701-4900 alieben@international.ucla.edu or JCS Public Affairs, 703-697-4272. 

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead speaks at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., Government Executive Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. EST.  Contact Cmdr. Charlie Brown at 703-692-5307. 

Army Col. William Roy, commander of Task Force Wolverine and the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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. 

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz speak at 1 p.m. EST at the Fisher House Dedication Ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Del.  Contact Van Williams, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office Public Affairs, at 302-677-23069 or van.williams@us.af.mil.  Fisher House POC is Jody Fisher, Rubenstein Communications, at 212-843-8296 or jfisher@rubenstein.com.

There are no Speeches available for 11/10/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 09, 2010

            This week the Army, Navy and Air Force announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced an increase. The net collective result is 392 fewer reservists activated than last...

There are no Press Advisories available for 11/10/2010. Please see the Press Advisories 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 EBOLA EFFORTOFFLOADING CARGOTRANSPORT WHEELSRADIO INSend Your Vote HomeSHORT TAKEOFFCombined Federal Campaign (CFC) 2014HONORED TRADITION MARINE TRAININGNational Disability Employment Awareness MonthBACK HOME

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: SECDEF Requests 30 Person Medical Team for Ebola Response

    SECDEF Requests 30 Person Medical Team for Ebola Response

    ℠2014 - Team will be designed for medical response...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 0900 October 20, 2014

    DoD News Now: 0900 October 20, 2014

    ℠2014 - DoD's role in preventing Ebola's spread in the...

  • Video Thumbnail: Hagel Orders Expeditionary Ebola Team

    Hagel Orders Expeditionary Ebola Team

    ℠2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered...

  • Video Thumbnail: Fort Hood Brigade Deploys To Liberia

    Fort Hood Brigade Deploys To Liberia

    ℠2014 - "Rugged Soldiers" of 36th Engineering Brigade...

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