United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, March 12, 2009 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Principal Director, Military Community and Family Policy Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Arthur Myers and Director and Chief Executive Officer Defense Commissary Agency Philip E. Sakowitz Jr testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on military resale and morale, welfare and recreation overview at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.


There are no Speeches available for 3/12/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/12/2009
Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter announced today that the fourth littoral combat ship (LCS) will be named USS Coronado.   The announcement continues the practice of naming the agile LCS vessels after American mid-sized cities, small towns and communities. The ship is named in...


There are no Press Advisories available for 3/12/2009. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more



There are no Transcripts available for 3/12/2009. Please see the Transcripts overview page for more


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 NEXT WATER DROPBAMBI BUCKETTRANSPORTING A PATIENTPLATINUM LIONWING TO WINGBLUE DECKVIP PILOTSU.S. Pacific Command

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: General Works HVAC

    General Works HVAC

    ℠2014 - Ever wish you could trade places with your...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1500 Aug. 1, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1500 Aug. 1, 2014

    ℠2014 - Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is preparing...

  • Video Thumbnail: RADM John Kirby Update

    RADM John Kirby Update

    ℠2014 - Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 Aug. 1, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 Aug. 1, 2014

    ℠2014 - Defense officials have a warning for people...

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