Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. A

The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard a military-chartered aircraft for travel from Joint Base Andrews to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay to cover military commission pre-trial proceedings scheduled for United States v. Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, Dec. 3-6. Travel is scheduled to originate at Joint Base …

DOD and Joint Staff On-Camera Press Briefing at Noon, Friday, Oct. 11

Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley will brief the media at noon EDT, today, Friday, Oct. 11, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Both U.S. and foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must be pre-registered in the Pentagon Visitor Management System …

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. M

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, Nov. 19-21. Travel is scheduled to originate at Joint Base Andrews, …

Secretary Esper Travels to Wright-Patterson AFB, University of Louisvi

Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper embarks Thursday, Oct. 3 to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. Secretary Esper, joined by Congressman Mike Turner, will visit Wright-Patterson AFB, where he will meet with senior leaders and host a town hall with service members and their families. While at the …

Tajikistan Travel Advisory

Exercise increased caution in Tajikistan due to terrorism.    On July 29, 2018, two U.S. citizens were killed in a terrorist attack in Danghara province. Terrorists have targeted bicyclists and may target other places, such as residential areas, clubs and restaurants, places of worship, hotels, schools, outdoor recreation events, and other venues, although Government of …

Senegal Travel Advisory

Exercise normal precautions in Senegal. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Exercise Increased Caution In: The Casamance region due to crime and landmines. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Senegal: Casamance Region: Level 2 – Exercise Increased Caution Armed individuals have …

China Travel Advisory

Exercise increased caution in China due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals. Chinese authorities have asserted broad authority to prohibit U.S. citizens from leaving China by using ‘exit bans,’ sometimes keeping U.S. citizens in China for years. China uses exit bans coercively: to compel U.S. citizens …