Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host an event to announce the naming of the next Independence variant littoral combat ship at 2 p.m. EST at the Pentagon Center Courtyard. 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 703-697-5342 for escort into the building.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the next Independence variant littoral combat ship (LCS) will be named the USS Gabrielle Giffords.
The selection of Gabrielle Giffords,...
Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller/CFO) Robert Hale and Lt. Gen. Larry Spencer, director, force structure, resources and assessment, Joint Staff, will brief the media at 2 p.m. EST, Feb. 13, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) on President...
Check Other Events
for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional
hearings, reunions and much more.
82nd Airborne Division Soldiers Among Group Tapped for Iraq
℠2014 – About 1,000 soldiers will deploy from Fort...
Marines Keep Iwakuni Pilots Flying High With Weather Reports
℠2014 – Reports inform pilots of potential danger in...
Army Veterans Can Apply for Upgrade to Discharge Status
℠2014 – Web page designed for veterans who suffered...
RADM John Kirby Pentagon Presser
℠2014- Pentagon Press Secretary, RADM John Kirby,...
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
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.