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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks to the University of Louisville, Brown and Williamson Club, Louisville, Ky., at 8:15 p.m. EST. 

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

Commander, U.S. European Command/Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Navy Adm. James G. Stavridis and Commander, U.S. Africa Command Army Gen. Carter F. Ham testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization budget request at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert F. Hale; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert,; Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos; and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, on the fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization budget request at 10 a.m. EST in room 2359, Rayburn House Office Building.

Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Navy Adm. Robert F. Willard testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization budget request at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos will testify at 1 p.m. at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Defense Subcommittee, regarding the budget at the H-140 U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.



03/01/2012
McConnell Center Lecture: "Fighting for the American Dream"
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, McConnell Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


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