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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.

ISAF Regional Commander East (RC-East), and commanding general of the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division, Army Maj. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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.



11/22/2011
Thanksgiving Message
As Submitted by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Washington, DC


11/22/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Pfc. Jackie L. Diener II, 20, of Boyne City, Mich., died Nov. 21 in Kandahar...



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