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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. 

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operation deliver remarks at the Pentagon Navy Birthday celebration at 9:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Courtyard.  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 703-697-5342 for escort into the building.



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10/09/2012
DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2012, Through August

            The Department of Defense announced today recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2012, through August.

Active Component....

10/09/2012:   General Officer Assignments


10/09/2012
Secretary Panetta to Address Business Executives on Cybersecurity

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will address the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) in New York City on Oct. 11 about the Department of Defense’s role in defending the nation in...




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