United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Monday, June 28, 2010 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Bulgarian Minister of Defense Anyu Angelov to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will conduct a press briefing today on a new acquisition and procurement initiative at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E973.  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.

A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EDT with two T-1’s.



There are no Speeches available for 6/28/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/28/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

             Sgt. Joseph D....



06/28/2010
Under Secretary Carter to Brief New Initiative

            Under Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will conduct a press briefing today on a new acquisition and procurement initiative at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon...





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 DETONATION CORDMEDAL MOMENTPROTECTIVE PROCEDUREREAR COVERSend Your Vote HomeSHORT TAKEOFFCombined Federal Campaign (CFC) 2014HONORED TRADITION SUNRISE SEA KNIGHTMARINE TRAININGNational Disability Employment Awareness MonthBACK HOME

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: No Indication of ISIL in Afghanistan

    No Indication of ISIL in Afghanistan

    ℠2014 - A top commander in Afghanistan says there's no...

  • Video Thumbnail: Marines Welcome New Commandant

    Marines Welcome New Commandant

    ℠2014 – General Joe Dunford takes over command of...

  • Video Thumbnail: Air Strikes Diminish ISIL’s Capabilities

    Air Strikes Diminish ISIL’s Capabilities

    ℠2014 – The Commander of U.S. Central Command,...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 October 17, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 October 17, 2014

    ℠2014 - Potential roles Turkish forces could bring to...

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