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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INFORMATION

 

The Foreign Press Center has a full-time Defense Press Liaison, a State Department officer, able to assist foreign media in obtaining information from the Department of Defense (DoD). Andrew Strike is reachable at 202-258-4058 or strikeap2@state.gov.


To contact the US military with media queries you can always begin with the main number for Department of Defense (DoD) Public Affairs at 703-697-5131. If your query deals with a particular Service (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines) or regional Combatant Command (CENTCOM, PACOM, EUCOM, etc.) it may be simpler to contact them directly.  Please feel free to cc: Mr. Strike on your correspondence with the DoD commands below if you would like FPC assistance.

 

THE PENTAGON:

 

Department of Defense (DoD)

703-697-5131

http://www.defense.gov/ - Main DoD web page

http://www.pentagonchannel.mil/ - DoD News Channel -

 

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Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)

703-697-4272

http://www.jcs.mil/

 

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THE 5 MILITARY SERVICES:

 

U.S. Army Public Affairs

 

For questions about Army operations, intelligence, and logistics,

(703) 614-2487 or (703) 697-3491

 

For questions about Army weapons, environment, and technology,

(703) 697-7591 or (703) 697-5344

 

For questions about Army personnel and human resources,

(703) 697-5343 or (703) 697-3447 or (703) 697-5662

 

For other general Army questions, (703) 697-2564

http://www.army.mil/info/institution/publicAffairs/

 

            US Army National Guard

            703-607-2584

            http://www.ngb.army.mil/media/

 

            US Army Recruiting Command

            910-570-8329

            LTC Matthew W. Lawrence

            matthew.w.lawrence4.mil@mail.mil

            http://www.usar.army.mil/arweb/newsandmedia/Pages/default.aspx

 

            US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)

            Ft. Sam Houston TX

            210-221-7163/7105/1099/1151

            Ms. Margaret Tippy

            Margaret.Tippy@amedd.army.mil

 

U.S. Navy Public Affairs

703-697-5342

https://www.chinfo.navy.mil/

https://www.chinfo.navy.mil/paodir/paodir.txt

 

U.S. Air Force Public Affairs:

703-695-0640

http://www.af.mil/information/

 

U.S. Marine Corps Public Affairs

703-614-4309

ontherecord@usmc.mil

http://www.hqmc.marines.mil/divpa/UnitHome.aspx

 

U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs

(Now part of Dept. of Homeland Security)

202-372-4620 / 2100

http://www.uscgnews.com/

 

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The White House:

 

White House Press Office

202-456-2580

pressinterviewrequest@who.eop.gov

 

National Security Council (NSC)

202-456-9271

 

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The State Department:

 

State Department Press Office

202-647-2492

mediarequests@state.gov

 

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THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY:

 

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

(Not part of DoD)

703-275-3700

http://dni.gov

 

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

(Not part of DoD)

703-482-0623

https://www.cia.gov/

https://www.cia.gov/contact-cia/index.html

 

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

703-695-0071

DIA-PAO@dia.mil

http://www.dia.mil/publicaffairs/contacting.html

 

National Security Agency (NSA)

301-688-6524

nsapao@nsa.gov

http://www.nsa.gov/public/

 

Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

Tampa, FL

813-826-4600

http://www.socom.mil/

 

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OTHER DC-AREA:

 

Arlington National Cemetery

703-607-8581/8574

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org/

 

Walter Reed Army National Military Medical Center

301-295-5727

http://www.bethesda.med.navy.mil

 

Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

703-697-8997

Mr. Richard Lehner

Richard.Lehner@mda.mil

http://www.mda.mil/

 

Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA

703 432 0289

http://www.quantico.usmc.mil/

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REGIONAL COMBATANT COMMANDS:

 

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) (Stuttgart, Germany)

Public Affairs Office 

+49 (0)711 729-4714 / 2687

+49 (0)711 729-3636  (Français:)

AFRICOM-Media@africom.mil 

 

U.S. European Command (EUCOM) (Stuttgart, Germany)

Public Affairs Office

:+49-(0)711-680-8574 / 8341

ecpa.pg@eucom.mil

 

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) (Tampa, Florida)

Public Affairs Office

(813) 529-0220 / 0213 After hours: (813) 966-8937

 

U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) (Camp Smith Hawaii)

Public Affairs Office

808-477-9039

kymberley.jurado@pacom.mil

 

U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) (Peterson AFB, Colorado)

Public Affairs Office

719-554-6889

 

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) (Miami, Florida)

Public Affairs Office

305-437-1205

Jose.Ruiz@hq.southcom.mil

 

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OVERSEAS:

 

JAPAN:

 

U.S. Forces – Japan (USF-J) (Yokota Airbase, Japan)

011 81-311-755-4148 /4295

 

KOREA:

 

U.S. Forces – Korea (USF-K) (Seoul, Korea)

011-822-7913-4661

 

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AFGHANISTAN: 

 

ISAF Joint Command Public Affairs Office

Tel: + 93 (0) 799 51 3999 (Wait For Voice Prompt) 688-4441/4447

Tel: + 93 (0) 701 13 2000 (Wait For Voice Prompt) 318-449-9244/9153/9154

ijc.media.operations@afghan.swa.army.mil

 

ISAF Public Affairs Office, ISAF HQ - Kabul

Tel: +93 (0) 700 13 - 2114 / 2928

pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int

 

For Media Embeds:

Within Afghanistan: 0799-51-3999, then 688-4209 or 4218

From Europe: 0093-799-51-3999, then 688-4209 or 4218

From the U.S.: 011-93-799-51-3999, then 688-4209 or 4218

IJC.EMBEDS@afghan.swa.army.mil

http://www.isaf.nato.int/media-visit-information.html

 

U.S. Embassy Kabul

301-490-1042

paskabul@state.gov

 

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IRAQ:

 

U.S. Embassy Baghdad

240-553-0581 ext. 2932 / 2059 /2231 / 3244

BaghdadPressOffice@state.gov

 

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DJIBOUTI:

 

Combined Joint Task Force -- Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA)

011-253 359-523        

cjtf-hoapao@hoa.usafricom.mil

htttp://www.hoa.africom.mil/

 

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GUANTANAMO BAY:

 

JTF - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (JTF-GTMO)

(Detention Facility Visit Requests Only)

011- 5399-8157 or 3383

JTFGTMO-PAO-MediaOperations@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil 

http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil

http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xWEBSITE/media/media.html

 

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Frequently Requested Non US Government Veterans' Organizations:

 

Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

(212) 982-9699

Press@iava.org

http://www.iava.org/

 

The American Legion:

(202) 861- 2700

http://www.legion.org/

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars:

(202) 543-2239

http://www.vfw.org/