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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will conduct a press conference at 1:15 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.

Note:  Because Secretary of Defense Panetta briefed the media earlier at 1:15 p.m. this afternoon, the press briefing with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Press Secretary) George Little and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Media Operations) Capt. John Kirby has been cancelled.



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