Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, August 13, in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.
Check Other Events
for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional
hearings, reunions and much more.
Ash Carter Officially Sworn in as SECDEF
℠2015 - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter was officially sworn in today at the...
SECDEF Carter Swearing-in Ceremony
℠2015 – Ash Carter was sworn in as the 25th Secretary of Defense during a...
DeCa Combating Commissary Shortages In Pacific
℠2015 - The Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Defense Commissary Agency, Command...
Marine SRT Stress Shooting
℠2015 – DoD News highlights a video on the Marines official YouTube page that...
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
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.