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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Lithuanian Minister of National Defense Rasa Jukneviciene to the Pentagon today at 11 a.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

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



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01/04/2012
Navy Names First Three Mobile Landing Platform Ships

                 The Department of the Navy’s three Mobile Landing Platform ships will be named the USNS Montford Point, the USNS John Glenn and the USNS Lewis B. Puller, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus...



01/04/2012
President, Defense Secretary, Joint Chiefs Chairman to Brief Media on Defense Strategic Guidance

                 President Barack H. Obama, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will brief the media at 10:50 a.m. EST, Jan. 5, in the Pentagon...




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