United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, February 14, 2013 Bookmark and Share



 Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will honor former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with the Department of Defense's highest award for public service.  The ceremony will be held in the Pentagon Auditorium at 10 a.m. EST.  Secretary Panetta, Gen. Dempsey, and Secretary Clinton will give remarks. The event will be pooled for television at the head-on position.  The cuts position is open for unilateral coverage.  Coverage for print reporters and still photographers is open.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge 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 to the auditorium. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Office of Management and Budget Danny Werfel testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee on the Impacts of Sequestration at 10 a.m. EST in room SH-216 of the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.



02/14/2013
Department of Defense Award Ceremony for Former Secretary Clinton
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, The Pentagon


02/14/2013
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 12, 2013

            The Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, and Marine Corps Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated reservists while the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve announced an increase...



There are no Press Advisories available for 2/14/2013. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more



There are no Transcripts available for 2/14/2013. Please see the Transcripts overview page for more


View older Today in DoD

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 HAGEL BRIEFINGANDREWS DEPARTURESexual Assault: Awareness and PreventionVERTICAL LIFT Pearl Harbor AnniversaryHOLIDAY RECEPTIONGOLD MEDAL DINNERSLINGLOAD OPERATIONSSIMULATED VICTIMSTRATEGIC COMMENTSATLANTIC RESOLVEMANNING THE LINEUNITED ASSISTANCETROOP TALKMUD PITCHAIRMAN SELFIESuicide Prevention and AwarenessTRANSPORTATION TRAININGOperation Inherent ResolveBILATERAL RELATIONS

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers Among Group Tapped for Iraq

    82nd Airborne Division Soldiers Among Group Tapped for Iraq

    ℠2014 – About 1,000 soldiers will deploy from Fort...

  • Video Thumbnail: Marines Keep Iwakuni Pilots Flying High With Weather Reports

    Marines Keep Iwakuni Pilots Flying High With Weather Reports

    ℠2014 – Reports inform pilots of potential danger in...

  • Video Thumbnail: Army Veterans Can Apply for Upgrade to Discharge Status

    Army Veterans Can Apply for Upgrade to Discharge Status

    ℠2014 – Web page designed for veterans who suffered...

  • Video Thumbnail: RADM John Kirby Pentagon Presser

    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 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