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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. 

Press Secretary George E. Little will brief the media at 1 p.m. EST 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. 

Update -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will not deliver remarks at the 2012 Stand-up for Heroes event at 5 p.m. EST at the Lincoln Center and Beacon Theater, New York City, N.Y.



There are no Speeches available for 11/8/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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Update on the DoD and National Guard Response to Hurricane Sandy

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There are no Press Advisories available for 11/8/2012. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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