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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. 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at 2:45 p.m. EST at the 2012 Reserve Officers Association National Security Symposium at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.



There are no Speeches available for 2/1/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/01/2012
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 31, 2012

            This week the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists while the Army and Air Force announced an increase. The net collective result is 1,393 more reservists activated than last week.

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02/01/2012
DOD Hosts Federal Information Technology Shadow Day

                 The Department of Defense Chief Information Officer will host more than 200 high school students in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area during the months of February and March.  Fifty...





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