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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for May 16, 2024

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa M. Franchetti, and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Eric M. Smith provide testimony at 9:15 a.m. EDT at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Navy's fiscal 2025 budget request, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations Lt. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback speaks at 2 p.m. EDT at a virtual Defense One "Service Branch Spotlight" on the Air Force. Register at

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