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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for Sept. 12, 2023

Chief of Space Operations Gen. B. Chance Saltzman (8:40 a.m. EDT); National Reconnaissance Office Director Dr. Christopher Scolese and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Vice Adm. Frank Whitworth (9:30 a.m. EDT); Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. (1:05 p.m. EDT); Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Dr. William A. LaPlante (1:30 p.m. EDT); and other senior officials speak at the 2023 Air, Space & Cyber Conference, National Harbor, Maryland.

Acting Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy A. George (9 a.m. EDT); Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (10 a.m. EDT); Gen. Gary M. Brito, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (1:50 p.m. EDT); and Gen. Charles A. Flynn, commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific (2:50 p.m. EDT), speak at the in-person and virtual Army 2023 Maneuver Warfighter Conference, Fort Moore, Georgia. Register at

A Senate Armed Services Committee hearing at 9:30 a.m. EDT considers the nomination of Gen. David W. Allvin for reappointment to the grade of general, and to be Air Force chief of staff, Dirksen Senate Office Building SD-G50, Washington, D.C. The hearing will be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy Mieke Eoyang brief the media in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972) at 2 p.m. EDT.  The briefing will also be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller Russell Rumbaugh discusses the Navy budget at 4 p.m. EDT at an in-person and virtual Atlantic Council event, Washington, D.C. Register at