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Immediate Release

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Press Briefing at 12 p.m.

May 27, 2022

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby will hold an on-camera press briefing in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room at 12 p.m. EDT today, May 27, 2022.  

Due to COVID social distancing concerns, there will be 22 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 Zoom lines will open 20 minutes in advance. If you are connecting through Zoom and would like to ask a question, please call in by 11:50  a.m. and let the duty officer know you will have a question. When logging in to Zoom, please log in with your name and media organization. 

The briefing will be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

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