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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for June 18, 2024

Maynard Holliday, performing the duties of assistant secretary of defense for critical technologies (9:05 a.m. EDT opening keynote); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Development and Emerging Capabilities Dr. Michael C. Horowitz (11:50 a.m. EDT); Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Dr. Stefanie Tompkins (2:35 p.m. EDT closing keynote); and other Department of Defense officials speak at the 2024 Defense One Tech Summit, Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia.

Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Lt. Gen. Adrian L. Spain speaks at 9:30 a.m. EDT at an in-person and virtual Air & Space Forces Association "Air & Space Warfighters in Action" event in Arlington, Virginia. Register at

Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau; Chief of Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels; Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm. John Mustin; Chief of Marine Corps Reserve Lt. Gen. Leonard F. Anderson; and Chief of Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. John P. Healy provide testimony at 10 a.m. EDT at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request for the National Guard and Reserves, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

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.