United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, March 14, 2006 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Guatemala's Minister of Defense Brig. Gen. Francisco Bermudez to the Pentagon at 11 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 10:15 a.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

Rumsfeld and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 12:45 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs William Winkenwerder Jr. testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 2:30 p.m. EST in room SR-325, the Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building.

Commander, U.S. Southern Command Gen. Bantz J. Craddock and Commander, U.S. Northern Command Adm. Timothy J, Keating testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 in room SH-216 Hart Senate Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 3/14/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/14/2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Lance Cpl. Nicholas R....


There are no Press Advisories available for 3/14/2006. Please see the Press Advisories 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 STRIKE PREPBLAST DOORDECISIVE MOMENTWOOD WEIGHTSWIM CALLSend Your Vote HomeBEYOND WARRIORSHEAD TO HEADWarrior Games 2014SYNCHRONIZED TOSSThe Freedom Award 2014 - Employer Support of the G

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Federal Voting Assistance Program

    Federal Voting Assistance Program

    ℠2014 - It is absentee voting week, a chance for the...

  • Video Thumbnail: U.S. Coast Guard Saves Capsized Boaters

    U.S. Coast Guard Saves Capsized Boaters

    ℠2014 - Seven boaters were saved by the U.S. Coast...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 September 29, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 September 29, 2014

    ℠2014 - Airmen deploy to western Africa to support...

  • Video Thumbnail: Langley Airmen Deploy to Support Operation United Assistance

    Langley Airmen Deploy to Support Operation United Assistance

    ℠2014 - 633rd Medical Group will train international...

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