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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.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller/CFO) Robert Hale and Lt. Gen. Larry Spencer, director, force structure, resources and assessment, Joint Staff, will brief the media at 2 p.m. EST, Feb. 13, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) on President Barack Obama's fiscal 2013 defense budget proposal to Congress. Following this briefing and a filing break, representatives from the Department of the Army (3:15 p.m. start time), Department of the Navy (4 p.m. start time), and Department of the Air Force (4:45 p.m. start time) will brief the media in sequential order.  Each brief will be no more than 40 minutes in duration with five minutes for turnover; there will be no breaks scheduled in order to file.  Media outlets may send more than one reporter. All journalists must be seated by 1:50 p.m. in the Pentagon Briefing Room.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 60 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.



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02/13/2012
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca, 20, of North Arlington, N.J., died Feb. 10...



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