United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, May 16, 2008 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Principal Director, Military Community and Family Policy Jane Burke testifies at a hearing of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs on Transition Assistance Program for Guard and Reserve Forces at 1 p.m. EDT in Wiekamp Hall, room. 1001 Indiana University, Indianapolis, Ind.

Oscar-nominated actor and director Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band will perform a concert in the Pentagon Courtyard Friday, May 16 at noon as part of Military Appreciation Month.  See press advisory for details.



05/16/2008
Virginia Military Institute Commencement (Lexington, VA)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M.Gates, Lexington, VA


05/16/2008
Soldiers Missing from The Korean War are Identified             The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of two U.S. servicemen, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial with full...


There are no Press Advisories available for 5/16/2008. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more



There are no Transcripts available for 5/16/2008. 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: DoD Celebrates African American History Month

    DoD Celebrates African American History Month

    ℠2015- Lieutenant General Robert Ferrell shares his thoughts on diversity...

  • Video Thumbnail: RADM Kirby Briefs Press on U.S. Presence in Liberia

    RADM Kirby Briefs Press on U.S. Presence in Liberia

    ℠2015 - Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby briefs the press...

  • Video Thumbnail: Armed with Science Acknowledges Leonard Nimoy's Passing

    Armed with Science Acknowledges Leonard Nimoy's Passing

    ℠2015 – The Defense Department's science and technology blog pays tribute to...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD Awards Reserve Units

    DoD Awards Reserve Units

    ℠2015 - DoD officials presented the 2014 Department of Defense Reserve Family...

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