United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, March 10, 2011 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn testifies at a hearing of the Senate Budget Committee on the president's fiscal 2012 defense and international affairs budgets at 10 a.m. EST in room 608, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen participates in a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. EST with the Phoenix community at Arizona State University.  Media interested in attending should contact JCS Public Affairs at 703-697-4272.

Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George Casey welcomes his Indian counterpart at 10 a.m. EST to the Pentagon including Fort Myer ceremonies and wreath laying at Arlington Cemetery at the Tomb of the Unknowns.  Media interested in attending should contact LTC Rich Spiegel at 703-693-4691.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on military construction and BRAC issues at 2 p.m. EST in room H-140, The Capitol.



03/10/2011
Submitted Statement on the Budget Before the Senate Budget Committee
Testimony Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Dirksen Senate Office Building


03/10/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Cpl. Loren M. Buffalo, 20, of...



03/10/2011
Secretary Gates Statement to NATO Released

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates’s statement to NATO defense ministers at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium, is available on the Web at http://www.defense.gov/speeches/speech.aspx?speechid=1547.





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 DEFENSE DISCUSSIONSWINNING REACTIONFOREIGN RELATIONSTEAM CHEERSLINGLOAD OPERATIONSCLEARING THE PATHDECISIVE MOMENTSend Your Vote HomeWELL DECK RETURNWarrior Games 2014HONORING THE FALLENThe Freedom Award 2014 - Employer Support of the G

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Al-Edid Air Base, Qatar Upgrades Medical Facilities

    Al-Edid Air Base, Qatar Upgrades Medical Facilities

    ℠2014 - The 379th Expeditionary Medical Group at Al...

  • Video Thumbnail: Troop Talk

    Troop Talk

    ℠2014 - The Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman,...

  • Video Thumbnail: Warrior Games

    Warrior Games

    ℠2014 - More than 200 wounded or ill service members...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 September 30, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 September 30, 2014

    ℠2014 - Crucial security pacts lay out the way forward...

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