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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for March 2, 2023

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Dr. Ely Ratner and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia Lindsey W. Ford speak at 10 a.m. EST at a Hudson Institute event on "Building a More Resilient Indo-Pacific Security Architecture," 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. The event will also be livestreamed on

Army Lt. Gen. Christopher T. Donahue, commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg (11:05 a.m. EST); XVIII ABN Corps Chief Technology Officer Jock Padgett (11:45 a.m. EST); and Army Deputy Chief Information Officer Maj. Gen. Jan C. Norris (12:50 p.m. EST) speak at a Defense One "State of the Army" digital event. Register at

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder briefs the media in Airmen's Hall (Pentagon 4th floor, Apex 9/10) at 1:30 p.m. EST.  The briefing will also be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs Melissa G. Dalton participates in a fireside chat at 2:10 p.m. EST at an in-person Atlantic Council event ("Looking North: Conference on Security in the Arctic") at the Norwegian Embassy, Washington, D.C.