United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will attend a retirement ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT in honor of Gen. Ann Dunwoody hosted by Chief of Staff of the Army, General Ray Odierno at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Summerall Field.



There are no Speeches available for 8/15/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/15/2012
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 14, 2012

            The Navy Reserve and Army National Guard announced this week an increase in activated reservists while the Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve and National Guard as well as the Coast Guard announced a decrease.  The net collective result is 322 less...



There are no Press Advisories available for 8/15/2012. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more



There are no Transcripts available for 8/15/2012. Please see the Transcripts overview page for more


There are no News Photos available for 8/15/2012. Please see the News Photos overview page for more

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