United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, May 10, 2001 Bookmark and Share



Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, May 10, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a full honors arrival ceremony today at 4 p.m. to welcome President Olusegun Obasanjo, of Nigeria, to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is traveling in Europe through tomorrow. See the press advisory for details.

A regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

The DoD Force Protection Equipment Demonstration ends today at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va. See the press advisory and web site for details.

The NATO exercise Adventure Express/Dynamic Response 2001 ends today in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania. See the NATO news release for details.

The International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference "IMDEX Asia 2001" continues through tomorrow in Singapore. See the exhibition web site for details. [link no longer available]

The combined U.S., Australian and Canadian exercise Tandem Thrust continues through May 29 in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area of Australia. See the news release for details.

See Other Events for additional listings.

What's New in DefenseLINK

Contacts

Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be sent by e-mail to media@defenselink.mil.

News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131.

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.

A public affairs duty officer is available 24 hours a day through +1 (703) 697-5131. In case of a family emergency, please contact your local American Red Cross.



There are no Speeches available for 5/10/2001. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/10/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Army Maj. Gen. William J. Lennox, Jr., for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as superintendent, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Lennox is currently serving as the chief,...


There are no Press Advisories available for 5/10/2001. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




There are no News Photos available for 5/10/2001. Please see the News Photos 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: Commander In Chief Proclaims Women's History Month

    Commander In Chief Proclaims Women's History Month

    ℠2015 - In his Presidential Proclamation for Women's History Month, President...

  • Video Thumbnail: Rolling Thunder 50th Anniversary Flyover

    Rolling Thunder 50th Anniversary Flyover

    ℠2015 – B-52 Aircraft from Minot, Air Force Base flew over Washington, D.C. to...

  • Video Thumbnail: SARCs, The Givers and Takers of Life

    SARCs, The Givers and Takers of Life

    ℠2015 – DoD News highlights a video on the Navy's All Hands Site that takes a...

  • Video Thumbnail: Small Defense Department Element to Aid Liberia

    Small Defense Department Element to Aid Liberia

    ℠2015- Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby briefs reporters on a...

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