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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for April 23, 2024

Space Force Maj. Gen. Steven P. Whitney, director of staff, Headquarters, U.S. Space Force, speaks at 11 a.m. EDT at an AFCEA Washington, D.C., Chapter Luncheon Series event at the Army Navy Country Club, Arlington, Virginia. 

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro provides remarks on “Maritime Power for Global Security” at 1:30 p.m. EDT at an in-person and virtual Stimson Center event, 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Register at

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Maj. 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.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti speaks at 2:30 p.m. EDT at a virtual Center for Strategic and International Studies “Smart Women, Smart Power” event. Register at

Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Strategy, Plans, Programs and Requirements Lt. Gen. Shawn N. Bratton speaks at 4 p.m. EDT at an in-person and virtual Atlantic Council fireside chat on “Space Industry for Space Strategy,” 1030 15th St., Washington, D.C. Register at