Immediate Release

Press Briefing Today at 1 p.m.

Jan. 18, 2022

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby will hold an on-camera press briefing in the Pentagon Briefing Room at 1 p.m. EST today, Jan. 18, 2022.

Due to COVID social distancing concerns, there will be 8 chairs for reporters in the room.  The seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Only one seat per news organization is authorized.

The briefing can be viewed on and Channel 2 for those in the Pentagon.

Those wishing to participate by phone should contact the OSD PA duty officer at