United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Transcripts

News Transcripts document all DOD news briefings and significant interviews. News transcripts issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older transcripts are available on the transcript archive page. Transcripts are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

11/30/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with CNN Novak and Hunt
11/30/2001:   Special Briefing on Ballistic Missile Defense Test
11/30/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Pace
11/29/2001:   DoD News Briefing - ASD PA Clarke and Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/29/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability en Route to Tampa
11/28/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/27/2001:   Special Briefing on Force Transformation
11/27/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Franks
11/26/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Myers
11/22/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability en route to Fort Bragg
11/21/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz and Gen. Pace
11/21/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with Waukegan News Service
11/21/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Editorial Board with the Chicago Sun Times
11/20/2001:   Special Briefing on Cold Weather Training and Capabilities
11/20/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with WBBM Radio, Chicago
11/20/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability with Philippine President
11/20/2001:   DoD News Briefing - ASD PA Clarke and Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/20/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Editorial Board with the New York Times
11/20/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability en route to Chicago
11/19/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld
11/18/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with Parade Magazine
11/18/2001:   Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Interview with CBS Face the Nation
11/18/2001:   Seminar on Coverage of the War on Terrorism
11/16/2001:   Enduring Freedom Operational Update - Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/16/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability at Great Lakes, Ill.
11/16/2001:   ASD PA Clarke Conference Call with Regional Reporters
11/15/2001:   Special Briefing on Humanitarian Assistance for Afghanistan
11/15/2001:   Joint Press Conference - Secretary Rumsfeld and South Korea Defense Minister
11/15/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Franks
11/15/2001:   Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Media Availability with Mayor-Elect Bloomberg
11/15/2001:   Rear Adm. Quigley Interview with KOA Radio Denver
11/14/2001:   Enduring Freedom Operational Update - Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/14/2001:   Rear Adm. Quigley Briefing at the Foreign Press Center
11/14/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability with New York City Mayor Giuliani
11/13/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Myers
11/13/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Stakeouts at Fox and CBS
11/11/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with CBS Face the Nation
11/11/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with Fox News Sunday
11/11/2001:   Rear Adm. Quigley Meeting with Bureau Chiefs
11/11/2001:   ASD PA Clarke Meeting with Bureau Chiefs
11/11/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with Georgie Anne Geyer
11/11/2001:   Telephone Interviews with 10th Mountain Division Soldiers in Uzbekistan
11/09/2001:   Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Interview with Radio Networks
11/09/2001:   DoD News Briefing - ASD PA Clarke and Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/08/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with PBS NewsHour
11/08/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Franks
11/08/2001:   Seminar on Coverage of the War on Terrorism
11/07/2001:   Briefing on Process and Accomplishments of Business Initiatives Council
11/07/2001:   DoD News Briefing - ASD PA Clarke and Gen. Pace
11/06/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Pace
11/05/2001:   Enduring Freedom Operational Update - Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/05/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability with Minister of Defense of India
11/05/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability en Route from India
11/05/2001:   Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Interview with BBC
11/05/2001:   Gen. Myers Interview with Al Jazeera
11/04/2001:   Gen. Myers Interview with Meet the Press, NBC TV
11/04/2001:   Media Availability with Uzbek Minister of Defense Qodir Gholomov
11/04/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability with Pakistani Foreign Minister
11/03/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Press Conference with Tajikistan Foreign Minister
11/03/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Press Conference with Russian Minister of Defense
11/03/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability en Route to Moscow
11/02/2001:   Enduring Freedom Operational Update - Rear Adm. Stufflebeem
11/02/2001:   ASD PA Clarke Conference Call with Regional Media
11/01/2001:   Background Briefing on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
11/01/2001:   DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Myers
11/01/2001:   Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with Tom Brokaw, NBC
11/01/2001:   Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Interview with Far Eastern Economic Review

Featured Photos More »

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat within the Coast Guard's Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow PRESS BRIEFINGCAPABILITIES BRIEFINGENLISTMENT TALKMIDNIGHT EXPRESSEXTRACTING TROOPSSOLDIER RIDENAVY UNDERWATER VEHICLESEARCH REPLENISHMENTWEAPONS LESSON

The Pentagon Channel

  • Video Thumbnail: Russian Actions Strengthen NATO Resolve

    Russian Actions Strengthen NATO Resolve

    ℠2014 - After meeting with his Polish counterpart at...

  • Video Thumbnail: New Korea Agreement Offsets U.S. Costs

    New Korea Agreement Offsets U.S. Costs

    ℠2014 - A new agreement between the U.S. and the...

  • Video Thumbnail: U.S. Navy Assists in ROK Ferry Response

    U.S. Navy Assists in ROK Ferry Response

    ℠2014 - USS Bonhomme Richard is joining the response...

  • Video Thumbnail: Report Warns of Force Cuts from Sequestration

    Report Warns of Force Cuts from Sequestration

    ℠2014 - A new DoD report outlines potential cuts as a...