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Update:  Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will conduct a briefing today at 2:30 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Robert F. Hale, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief of the National Guard Bureau Gen. Frank J. Grass testify before the House Armed Services Committee on sequestration at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.



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DOD Announces the Distinguished Warfare Medal

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            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will honor former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with the Department of Defense's highest award for public...





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