United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, November 17, 2004 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldis traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Tina Westby Jonas testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. EST in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

General Peter J. Schoomaker, Chief of Staff, United States Army, Admiral Vernon E. Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy, General John P. Jumper, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, United States Air Force, General Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, U.S. Marine Corps testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 2 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Lt. Gen.John F.Sattler, Commanding General, I MEF, and LTG Abdul Qader and the Prime Ministers Spokesman Thair Naqib will conduct a video and audio briefing from Iraqwith the Pentagon Press Corp at 11 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by10:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 11/17/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


11/17/2004
Navy Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Ship The Navy will christen the newest San Antonio Class amphibious ship, New Orleans, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, during an 11 a.m. CST ceremony at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems - Avondale Operations, Avondale (New Orleans), La.

The New Orleans honors the largest city of Louisiana...


There are no Press Advisories available for 11/17/2004. 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 HEART TO HEARTLAYING A WREATHAMERICAN CEMETERYMOUNTAIN MOMENTSLED HOCKEYMARINE MARKSMENLEAP FROGSINFANTRY RUSHNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2014ENGAGING THE ENEMYNational Preparedness Month - 2014

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Pentagon Briefing Discusses Funding ISIL Opposition

    Pentagon Briefing Discusses Funding ISIL Opposition

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

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 September 19, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 September 19, 2014

    ℠2014 - Remembering those Americans still missing in...

  • Video Thumbnail: 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    ℠2014- Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Vice...

  • Video Thumbnail: Search Goes on for America's MIAs

    Search Goes on for America's MIAs

    ℠2014 - The director of the National League of POW/MIA...

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