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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for June 22, 2023

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall participates in a fireside chat at 9 a.m. EDT at a virtual Center for a New American Security event on "The All-Volunteer Force at 50: Recruitment, Retention, and Quality of Life in the Air Force." Register at

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael L. Connor and Army Maj. Gen. William H. Graham, deputy chief of engineers and deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, provide testimony at 10 a.m. EDT at a House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing on the fiscal 2024 budget for the Army's Civil Works Program, 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Secretary of the Army Christine E. Wormuth provides keynote remarks at 11 a.m. EDT at the 2023 POW/MIA Recognition Day poster unveiling at the Pentagon POW/MIA Corridor, 3rd Floor, A Ring between Corridors 6 and 7. The event will be livestreamed on the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency's website and Facebook page.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Laura K. Cooper provides testimony at 1 p.m. EDT at a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe hearing on "The Vilnius Summit and War in Ukraine: Assessing U.S. Policy towards Europe and NATO," House Visitors Center 210, Washington, D.C. The hearing will also be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder briefs the media in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972) at 2:30 p.m. EDT.  The briefing will also be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, speaks at 3:30 p.m. EDT at a virtual Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies rollout of its policy paper "Bolstering Arctic Domain Awareness to Deter Air and Missile Threats to the Homeland." Register for the webinar at