United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, February 01, 2008 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen will conduct a press briefing at 11:30 a.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs Paul McHale and, Chief, National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.
Army Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, chief of staff for the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.



There are no Speeches available for 2/1/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/01/2008
Flag Officer Announcements            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:              Navy Rear Adm. John M. Bird has been nominated for...
02/01/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments


02/01/2008
Brigade Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Col. Wayne Grigsby , commander of the 3 nd Brigade, 3 rd Infantry Division will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 4, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.   Journalists without a Pentagon building pass...




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 MACHINE GUN TRAININGROLL-OUT CEREMONYFALCON REFUELINGCOMMAND UPDATEBATTLING BLAZESSMOKE HAZEHOSE PRACTICEHEAVY EQUIPMENTFREE FALLFY 2015 Budget ProposalRIMPAC RESCUESexual Assault

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: General Dempsey Speaks at the Aspen Security Conference

    General Dempsey Speaks at the Aspen Security Conference

    ℠2014 - The military's role in settling the...

  • Video Thumbnail: Soldier Shows America His Talent

    Soldier Shows America His Talent

    ℠2014 - We told you about Private First Class Paul...

  • Video Thumbnail: EXACTO Rounds

    EXACTO Rounds

    ℠2014 - DARPA has come up with specially designed...

  • Video Thumbnail: Aspen Security Forum General Odierno Speaks

    Aspen Security Forum General Odierno Speaks

    ℠2014 - The Aspen Security Forum is underway. Army...

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