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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.

Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command/Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces - Afghanistan Army Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti will brief the media at 9 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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.

Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho; Surgeon General of the Navy Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan; Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles B. Green; and Commander, Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Navy Vice Adm. John M. Mateczun testify at 10 a.m. EST at a hearing of the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense, on military health systems governance in room 2359, Rayburn House Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 2/8/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/08/2012
General Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nomination:

            Army Maj. Gen. Raymond P. Palumbo for appointment to the rank of lieutenant...



02/08/2012
NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for National Capital Region

            North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct an exercise -- Falcon Virgo 12-05 Thursday, Feb. 9, from 3-5 a.m. EST in the National Capital Region,...





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