DoD Press Advisories

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Secretary Esper Travels to Hawaii, Sydney, Auckland, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, and Seoul

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper embarks Friday, Aug 2 to visit Hawaii, Sydney, Auckland, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, and Seoul. In Sydney, Secretary Esper will attend the Australia – United States Ministerial Meeting (AUSMIN) where he will join U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in meeting with their Australian counterparts. Throughout his trip, Secretary [...]

Secretary Esper Travels to Hawaii, Sydney, Auckland, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, and Seoul2019-07-30T14:09:39-06:00

Pentagon to Conduct Emergency Response Exercise

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) and allied partner agencies will conduct a joint, full-scale emergency response exercise, Agile Warrior, Sat., July 27, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Pentagon Reservation. Agile Warrior is designed to evaluate response and recovery plans, training, and interagency coordination in the event of an [...]

Pentagon to Conduct Emergency Response Exercise2019-07-26T14:11:35-06:00

Service and Combatant Command Senior Enlisted Advisers Hold Media Roundtables

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, the senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC), and the top senior enlisted leaders from across the armed forces, will hold two media press briefings in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) on July 24. The first briefing at 3:15 p.m. [...]

Service and Combatant Command Senior Enlisted Advisers Hold Media Roundtables2019-07-23T14:08:10-06:00

Acting Secretary Spencer Travels to McAllen, Texas

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer embarks Friday, July 19, on a one-day trip to McAllen, Texas. In Texas, Secretary Spencer will meet with service members currently deployed in support of the Southwest border security mission. He will also meet with commanders on the ground to discuss Wednesday's announcement of the deployment [...]

Acting Secretary Spencer Travels to McAllen, Texas2019-07-19T14:09:06-06:00

Military Commissions Announcement of Cancellation: United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan Hearing

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The trial judge in the case of United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan has canceled the upcoming hearing scheduled for Aug. 14-17 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 [...]

Military Commissions Announcement of Cancellation: United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan Hearing2019-07-19T14:09:07-06:00

Under Secretary Lord and Deputy Under Secretary Trachtenberg brief the press, on camera, at 3 p.m. EDT today, July 17

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen M. Lord and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy David J. Trachtenberg will brief the press, on camera, on DOD's response to Turkey accepting delivery of the Russian S-400 air and missile defense system at 3:00 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room [...]

Under Secretary Lord and Deputy Under Secretary Trachtenberg brief the press, on camera, at 3 p.m. EDT today, July 172019-07-17T14:08:29-06:00

Acting Secretary of Defense Esper Hosts Armed Forces Arrival Salute for the Emir of Qatar, Monday, July 8

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper will host an Armed Forces Arrival Salute in honor of Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin-Hamad Al-Thani at 3:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 8, at the Pentagon River Parade Field.  All journalists desiring to cover the arrival salute must obtain a wristband from security screening. Journalists [...]

Acting Secretary of Defense Esper Hosts Armed Forces Arrival Salute for the Emir of Qatar, Monday, July 82019-07-05T14:08:34-06:00

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 (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