Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.
Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs George E. Little will brief the media at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 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.
The Department of Defense today identified two major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The scheduled rotation involves one armored brigade combat team with roughly 1,390...
Lt. Gen. Adrian Bradshaw (British Army), deputy commander, International Security Assistance Force, will brief the media live from Afghanistan, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Oct. 3, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an...
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