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The DoD Today (May 18, 2015)




Today in the Department of Defense, 5/19/2015
05/18/2015 05:08 PM CDT

Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter welcomes Tomasz Siemoniak, Poland’s defense minister, to the Pentagon with an honor cordon at 9:45 a.m. EDT at the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.


Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.


Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall discusses the Defense Department’s focus on innovation at 8:15 a.m. EDT at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, McLean, Virginia.


Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Sandy Winnefeld provides keynote remarks at 10 a.m. EDT at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Future of Missile Defense conference, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.


Gen. John Kelly, commander, U.S. Southern Command, provides remarks at 4:30 p.m. EDT at the Atlantic Council on the future of U.S. defense cooperation in Latin America, 1030 15th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.


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