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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 826-12
October 17, 2012

Secretary Panetta to Address Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

            On Friday, Oct. 19, Secretary Panetta will travel to Norfolk, Va. to address the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce at a “State of the Military” forum.  Sec. Panetta’s remarks will focus on the defense strategy and the important role communities like Hampton Roads play in supporting the Department of Defense. 

            The event will take place at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott at 235 East Main Street in Norfolk, Virginia.  All media must RSVP to Lisa Jones at the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce at 757-664-2531 or by e-mail at ljones@hrccva.com by Thursday, October 18 at 5 p.m. EDT.