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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for Aug. 31, 2023

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.

Adjutant General for the State of Hawaii, Lahaina Wildfire Incident Commander, and Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Director Maj. Gen. Kenneth S. Hara holds an off-camera, on-the-record virtual press briefing at 5 p.m. EDT to provide updates on the Defense Department's ongoing response to the Maui Wildfires. Please email the OSD(PA) Duty Officer at for Zoom information.