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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.

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

A senior Department of Defense official and a senior State Department official will conduct a background press briefing on the latest Section 1230 Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan, at 2 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.



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10/28/2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31, of Milpitas, Calif., died Oct. 27 while...



10/28/2011
DOD Releases Report on Progress in Afghanistan

            The October 2011 “Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan,” a biannual report to Congress in accordance with Section 1230 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (Public Law 110-181) as...




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