United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Monday, September 30, 2013 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter delivers the keynote address at the Center for American Progress on "Expanding the U.S.-India Defense Partnership" at 10 a.m. EDT, at the Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey is traveling.

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia delivers remarks at the Miles of Giving Foundation Golf Tournament and Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. EDT, at the Chateau Elan Inn, 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr., Braselton, Ga.



09/30/2013
Message to the Force on the Potential Government Shutdown
As Written by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Seoul, South Korea


09/30/2013
Secretary Hagel’s Message to the Force on the Potential Government Shutdown

To all Department of Defense personnel:

As you know, the government’s annual funding could expire at midnight tonight. I have joined President Obama in urging Congress to prevent a lapse in appropriations, and like all of you I would be deeply disappointed if Congress fails...



There are no Press Advisories available for 9/30/2013. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




There are no News Photos available for 9/30/2013. Please see the News Photos 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.

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: U.S. Navy Stays Fit With #GimmeFive

    U.S. Navy Stays Fit With #GimmeFive

    ℠2015 – The U.S. Navy is showing us how they are taking on the “#GimmeFive”...

  • Video Thumbnail: Defense Secretary Says New U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines Reflect Today’s Challenges

    Defense Secretary Says New U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines Reflect Today’s Challenges

    ℠2015 – Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Secretary of State John Kerry...

  • Video Thumbnail: Resolute Support Commander Praises ANSF

    Resolute Support Commander Praises ANSF

    ℠2015 – General John Campbell Commander of Operation Resolute Support says a...

  • Video Thumbnail: Special Report: Cyber Strategy

    Special Report: Cyber Strategy

    ℠2015 - DoD News anchor highlights Defense.gov's new special reports page on...

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