DoD Press Advisories

///DoD Press Advisories

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military-chartered aircraft for travel to and from Joint Base Andrews to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) to cover Military Commission pre-trial proceedings scheduled for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al., July 20 – Aug. [...]

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al.2019-06-10T14:07:54-06:00

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi v. United States

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions is announcing the Second Dubay Hearing in the case of Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi v. United States at the Washington Navy Yard Building 200 courtroom, Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday June 13.Media desiring to attend this hearing at the Washington Navy Yard [...]

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi v. United States2019-05-29T14:09:04-06:00

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan, Pre-Sentencing Hearing

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military-chartered aircraft for travel from Joint Base Andrews to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay to cover military commission pre-sentencing hearing scheduled for United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan, July 8-12. Travel is scheduled to originate at Joint [...]

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan, Pre-Sentencing Hearing2019-05-29T14:09:05-06:00

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Wheelbarger and Director of the Joint Staff Vice Adm. Gilday to Brief Press on Background on Iran at 12:15 p.m. EDT Today, May 24

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Katie Wheelbarger and Director of the Joint Staff Vice Adm. Michael Gilday will brief the press off-camera, on background on Iran at 12:15 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 24, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).   Both U.S. and foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass [...]

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Wheelbarger and Director of the Joint Staff Vice Adm. Gilday to Brief Press on Background on Iran at 12:15 p.m. EDT Today, May 242019-05-24T14:09:09-06:00

Acting Secretary Shanahan Travels to Hawaii, Jakarta, Singapore, Seoul, and Tokyo

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan embarks Tuesday, May. 28 to visit Hawaii, Jakarta, Singapore, Seoul, and Tokyo. In Singapore, Secretary Shanahan will attend the Shangri La Dialogue where he will meet with key leaders from the region and announce the Department of Defense’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific.  Throughout his [...]

Acting Secretary Shanahan Travels to Hawaii, Jakarta, Singapore, Seoul, and Tokyo2019-05-23T14:08:07-06:00

Military Commissions Announcement of Cancellation: United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan Hearing June 5-7

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The trial judge in the case of United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan has canceled the upcoming hearing scheduled for June 5-7 at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The media availabilities at both Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Ft. Meade, Md., are also canceled.Expeditionary Legal Complex – B-roll 2017  Expeditionary Legal Complex – [...]

Military Commissions Announcement of Cancellation: United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan Hearing June 5-72019-05-15T14:09:15-06:00

Acting Secretary Shanahan Travels to McAllen, Texas 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan embarks Saturday, May 11, on a one-day trip to McAllen, Texas.  In Texas, Secretary Shanahan will meet with service members currently deployed in support of the Southwest border mission.  He will also receive a border security update from Customs and Border Protection personnel.

Acting Secretary Shanahan Travels to McAllen, Texas 2019-05-11T14:09:11-06:00

Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense will allocate seats for news media at the Pentagon satellite location May 21, to cover unclassified portions of the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board for Mustafa Faraj Muhammad Masud al-Jadid al-Uzaybi (ISN 10017) and Mohd Farik bin Amin (ISN 10021). Due to limited space availability, selection is not guaranteed. Upon [...]

Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced2019-05-09T14:08:23-06:00

Under Secretary Ellen Lord to Brief Press On-Camera at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 10

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord will conduct a press briefing at 10:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, May 10, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on the department's acquisition reforms and major programs.  Both U.S. and foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must be pre-registered [...]

Under Secretary Ellen Lord to Brief Press On-Camera at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 102019-05-09T14:08:24-06:00

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military-chartered aircraft for travel to and from Joint Base Andrews to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay to cover Military Commission pre-trial proceedings scheduled for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al., June 17-21.Travel is scheduled to [...]

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al.2019-05-06T14:11:32-06:00