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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.

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THE PENTAGON
 
Department of Defense (DoD)
703-697-5131
703-678-6162 (Duty Officer BBerry)
http://www.defense.gov/ - Main DoD web page
https://www.dvidshub.net/ - DoD video and images -
 
Joint Chiefs of Staff
703-697-4272
 
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THE 5 MILITARY SERVICES
 
U.S. Army Public Affairs
 
For questions about Army operations, intelligence, and logistics:
703-967-7550, 703-614-1522, 703-697-5662
 
For questions about Army weapons, environment, and technology:
703-693-5084, 703-697-5344, 703-693-4987
 
For questions about Army personnel and human resources:
703-614-5302, 703-693-7589, 703-697-2163
 
U.S. Navy Public Affairs
703-697-5342
 
U.S. Air Force Public Affairs
703-695-0640
 
U.S. Marine Corps Public Affairs
703-614-4309
 
U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs
(Now part of Dept. of Homeland Security)
202-372-4660
 
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THE WHITE HOUSE
 
White House Press Office
202-456-2580 / 202-456-6238
Press Pass Application: https://eop-forms.max.gov/hard-pass/
 
National Security Council (NSC)
202-456-9271
 
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THE STATE DEPARTMENT
 
State Department Press Office
202-647-2492
 
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM)
202-647-8757
David I. McKeeby
 
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THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY
 
Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
(Not part of DoD)
703-275-3700
 
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
(Not part of DoD)
703-482-0623
 
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
202-231-5554
 
National Security Agency (NSA)
301-688-6524
 
Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
Tampa, FL
813-826-4600
 
 
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OTHER DC-AREA
 
Arlington National Cemetery
703-607-8581/8574
 
Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA
703-784-2741 / 703-784-1171 / 703-928-2498
 
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REGIONAL COMBATANT COMMANDS
 
U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) (Stuttgart, Germany)
Public Affairs Office 
+49 (0)711 729-5984
+49 (0)711 729-3636  (Français:)
 
U.S. European Command (EUCOM) (Stuttgart, Germany)
Public Affairs Office
+49 (0)711-680-6868/6618/8010
 
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) 477-1341
 
U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) (Peterson AFB, Colorado)
Public Affairs Office
719-554-6889
 
U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) (Miami, Florida)
Public Affairs Office
305-437-1213
 
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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
  
AFGHANISTAN
Resolute Support HQ Public Affairs Office, ISAF HQ - Kabul
Tel: +93 (0) 700 13 - 2114 / 2266 / 2928
 
For Media Embeds:
From within Afghanistan: 0 700 13 22 66
From outside Afghanistan: 00 (+) 93 700 13 22 66
 
To embed with Afghan units, please contact.
Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs - http://mfa.gov.af/en/page/3886/4212
 
U.S. Embassy Kabul
+93 (0) 700 10 8001
 
IRAQ
Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve
(Based in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait)
U.S.: 1-803-885-8265 or in Southwest Asia
Overseas: 00-965-2221-6340, then dial 430-6419# or 430-5129#
 
U.S. Embassy Baghdad
240-553-0581 ext. 2932 / 2059 /2231 / 3244
  
DJIBOUTI
Combined Joint Task Force -- Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA)
011-253 359-523         
htttp://www.hoa.africom.mil/
 
GUANTANAMO BAY
 
JTF - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (JTF-GTMO)
(Detention Facility Visit Requests Only)
011- 5399-8157 or 3383
POC: LT Jonathan Leigh, Media Relations Officer
 
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VETERANS
 
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
202-461-7600
 
Frequently Requested Non US Government Veterans' Organizations
 
Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
(212) 982-9699
 
The American Legion
(202) 861- 2700
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars
(202) 543-2239