How can media members contact the press desk, or secure a press badge?

Published: 03/06/19 | Updated: 03/19/19

The Department of Defense responds to media requests and queries through our Press Operations Center in the Pentagon.  The press desk hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (Eastern time zone).  Media with queries during our normal business hours should call (703) 697-5131.

Additional information to assist you can be found here:  https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/For-the-Media/