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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. 

Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee regarding the ongoing situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at 10 a.m. EST, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.



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12/19/2012
Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on Humanitarian Assistance for Typhoon Bopha in the Southern Philippines

            “The DoD and U.S. Government extend our deepest condolences for the devastation and loss of life caused by Typhoon Bopha in the southern Philippines.  The U.S. continues to work hand in hand with the government of...



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