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A list of the day's open press events with senior Department of Defense officials in the Washington, D.C., area.

Open Press Events Today in the Department of Defense, December 5, 2017

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis is traveling. Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. have no public or media events on their schedules.

Defense Threat Reduction Agency Director Vayl Oxford provides keynote remarks at 12:30 p.m. EST at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues Winter Conference, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.


There are no Speeches available for 12/5/2017. Please see the Speeches overview page for more.

News/Casualty Releases

Readout of Secretary Mattis' Meeting With the Kuwaiti Emir

Flag Officer Assignment

Readout of Secretary Mattis' Phone Call With Malaysian Minister of Defense

Press Advisories

There are no Press Advisories available for 12/5/2017. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more.


Media Availability by Secretary Mattis En Route to U.S.


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