United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, December 08, 2005 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, commanding general of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, will conduct a news briefing at 9:15 a.m. EST, Dec. 8, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing military operations in Afghanistan. See press advisoryfor details.



There are no Speeches available for 12/8/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/08/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Thomas C. Siekert, 20, of Lovelock, Nev. , died in Bayji , Iraq on Dec. 6, from non-combat related injuries. Siekert was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry...


12/08/2005
Small Business Performance Awards Ceremony Set for December 12, 2005             Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Kenneth J. Krieg will present Small Business Program performance awards for fiscal 2004 Monday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. EST in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. ...




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 CLEARING THE SHUTTLEPENTAGON WELCOMEFLAG SIGNALSMISSION DETAILOperation Inherent ResolveREPLENISHMENT AT SEAThe Cyber DomainGIVING GIFTSSend Your Vote Home

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Students Bring Colleges to Them

    Students Bring Colleges to Them

    Patch High School on U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart hosted...

  • Video Thumbnail: Joint Effort In the Fight Against Ebola

    Joint Effort In the Fight Against Ebola

    ℠2014 - Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are...

  • Video Thumbnail: Marines Educate Through Self-Defense

    Marines Educate Through Self-Defense

    The Behavior Health Department at Marine Corps Air...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 October 21, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 October 21, 2014

    ℠2014 - More troops join the effort to contain Ebola,...

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