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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno will brief the media at 10 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) on the impact to the Army of the DoD Strategic Guidance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz will brief the media at noon EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) on Air Force strategic choices and budget priorities.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 1/27/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


01/27/2012
General Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nomination:

            Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly has been nominated for appointment to the...

01/27/2012:   Flag Officer Announcements
01/27/2012:   Flag Officer Announcements


There are no Press Advisories available for 1/27/2012. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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