United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 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.

U.S. Army Col. Bruce Antonia, commander of Regional Command East’s Task Force Patriot drawn from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and Eva Shinagel, senior civilian representive for Task Force Strike, will brief the media live from Forward Operating Base Shank in Logar Province, Afghanistan, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 4/27/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/27/2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Joe M. Jackson, 22,...



04/27/2011
DOD to Hold Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

            Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho’ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla will be inducted into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes on May 3 at 2 p.m. EDT.  Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, Under Secretary of the Army...




There are no Transcripts available for 4/27/2011. 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.

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Airman Reenlists In Air

    Airman Reenlists In Air

    ℠2015 – This Air Force YouTube page video features MSgt James Burke who recited...

  • Video Thumbnail: Service Members Begin Disaster Relief Assistance In Nepal

    Service Members Begin Disaster Relief Assistance In Nepal

    ℠2015 – The Defense Department is taking part in the disaster relief operation...

  • Video Thumbnail: Soldiers Demonstrate Tank Capabilities

    Soldiers Demonstrate Tank Capabilities

    ℠2015 – U.S. Soldiers in Estonia took part in a live fire tank exercise as a...

  • Video Thumbnail: USS Porter Arrives In Rota

    USS Porter Arrives In Rota

    ℠2015 - The USS Porter arrived in Rota, Spain last week to begin its 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