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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for Dec. 7, 2023

Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney provides featured remarks at 8:30 a.m. EST at the U.S. Naval Institute Defense Forum Washington 2023, International Spy Museum, 700 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C. The forum will be livestreamed at

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space and Missile Defense Policy John D. Hill; Navy Rear Adm. Douglas Williams, acting director, Missile Defense Agency; Army Maj. Gen. Sean Gainey, director, DAMO-Fires and Joint Capabilities, G-3/5/7; and Army Brig Gen. Clair A. Gill, Joint Staff deputy director for Regional Operations and Force Management, J-3, provide testimony at 9 a.m. EST at a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces hearing on regional missile defense assets, 2212 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Defense Innovation Unit Director Doug Beck and Army Gen. Bryan P. Fenton, commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (9:10 a.m. EST); Air Force Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander, U.S. Strategic Command (9:45 a.m. EST); and Dr. Mara Karlin, performing the duties of deputy under secretary of defense for policy (1:15 p.m. EST), speak at the in-person and virtual 2023 Aspen Security Forum: DC Edition, 801 Wharf St SW, Washington, D.C. Register at

Space Development Agency Director Dr. Derek Tournear speaks at 11 a.m. EST at a virtual National Security Space Association "SpaceTime" Series event. Register at

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Douglas Bush (2:20 p.m. EST); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Integration and Interoperability Dave Tremper (3 p.m. EST); and Office of Strategic Capital Director Dr. Jason Rathje (3:50 p.m. EST) speak at Defense One's The Future of Defense Acquisition, 600 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh briefs the media at 2:30 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972).  The briefing will also be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.