United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, August 30, 2006 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.


There are no Speeches available for 8/30/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/30/2006
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of August 30, 2006

            This week, the Army announced an increase in the number of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization, while the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps number decreased. The net collective result is 3,837 more...



08/30/2006
DoD Commemorates 5th Sept. 11 Anniversary

The Department of Defense will participate in the following events within the National Capitol Region to help commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack:

Sept. 7- 8. Registration and T-shirt pick-up for the National Freedom Walk at the Pentagon, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EDT...




There are no Transcripts available for 8/30/2006. 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.

Featured Photos & Videos More »

Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow PENTAGON WELCOMESNOW CHALLENGEOFFICIAL WELCOMENIGHT FIREWEAPONS QUALIFICATIONPREFLIGHT CHECKENGINEERING ROUNDS The Cyber DomainLAP DOGMilitary Family SupportASSAULT TRAININGRELOADINGATLANTIC RESOLVE

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Dempsey: Innovation Critical to Victory

    Dempsey: Innovation Critical to Victory

    ℠2014 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs GEN Martin...

  • Video Thumbnail: General Dempsey Speaks On The Debate On Civil-Military Divide.

    General Dempsey Speaks On The Debate On Civil-Military Divide.

    ℠2014 – The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff...

  • Video Thumbnail: New Laser Treatment Helps Troops in Italy

    New Laser Treatment Helps Troops in Italy

    ℠2014 – Service members affected by skin ailment are...

  • Video Thumbnail: Department of Defense Changes Allotment Rules

    Department of Defense Changes Allotment Rules

    ℠2014 – Starting in 2015, allotments can no longer...

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