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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.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Press Secretary) George Little and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Media Operations) Capt. John Kirby will conduct a press briefing at 2 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.



There are no Speeches available for 12/21/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/21/2011
Annual Army Sustainability Report

            The U.S. Army’s third annual sustainability report shows a 17.2 percent reduction in accidental military fatalities, and a 12.6 percent decrease in civilian lost time and fatal claims during fiscal 2009.

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12/21/2011
Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced

            The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will provide seats for news media aboard military chartered aircraft for travel to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 16, 2012, to cover a military commissions motions...





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