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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for Oct. 5, 2023

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Dr. Ely Ratner provides keynote remarks at 9:30 a.m. EDT at an in-person and virtual Center for Strategic and international Studies event on "China's Power: Up for Debate 2023," 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Register at

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.