United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, May 03, 2005 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Spanish Minister of Defense Jose Bono to the Pentagon today at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 10 a.m.for escort to the cordon.

Secretary Rumsfeldspeaks to the Council of the America's 35th Washington Conference at 4:45 p.m. in the State Department's Loy Henderson Room. To attend, or for more information, media need to contact Mara Lemos, at 212-277-8363 or Gemma Martin, at212-277-8384.

Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) Doug Feith and Colombian Minister of Defense Jorge Alberto Uribe conduct a press conference at 3:30 p.m. EDTat the Minister of Defense Press Room, inBogota, Columbia.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events on his schedule.



05/03/2005
35th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of Americas
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Loy Henderson Conference Room, State Department, Washington, DC


05/03/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Derrick J. Lutters, 24, of Burlington, Colo., died May 1 along a supply route in Iraq when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated while his unit...


05/03/2005
Pentagon Hosts Country Music Stars Concert Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host the first "America Supports You" Salute To Our Military Men and Women concert featuring singers Keni Thomas, Craig Morgan and Rockie at the Pentagon Courtyard, Thursday, May 5, from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT.

During the concert,...




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: JTF Odin’s Intel Gathering Brings Insurgents To Trial

    JTF Odin’s Intel Gathering Brings Insurgents To Trial

    ℠2015 – Joint Task Force Odin is working closely with Afghan Forensics Labs in...

  • Video Thumbnail: Defense Secretary Speaks To Press On Sexual Assault Report

    Defense Secretary Speaks To Press On Sexual Assault Report

    ℠2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter briefed reporters at the Pentagon saying...

  • Video Thumbnail: Defense Department Launches Web Special For AAPI Heritage Month

    Defense Department Launches Web Special For AAPI Heritage Month

    ℠2015 – This web special is for the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage...

  • Video Thumbnail: Revanchist Russia Threatens Europe

    Revanchist Russia Threatens Europe

    ℠2015 - Commander, U.S. European Command Gen Phillip Breedlove said Russia's...

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