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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building. 

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Vice President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China to the Pentagon today at 3:15 p.m. EST.  The ceremony will be held on the Pentagon River Parade Field.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 40 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the ceremony. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.




02/14/2012
DOD Announces Charges Sworn Against Detainee Majid Shoukat Khan

            The Defense Department announced today that military commission charges have been sworn against Majid Shoukat Khan, a Pakistani national who lived in the United States from 1996 to early 2002 before returning to Pakistan.

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