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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling. 

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

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, on the fiscal 2013 budget request at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building. 

Acting Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Jo Ann Rooney; Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer Robert F. Hale; Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs) David L. McGinnis; and Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)/Director, TRICARE Management Activity Jonathan Woodson testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Personnel, on the fiscal 2013 budget request at 2 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.



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03/14/2012
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 13, 2012

            This week the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps announced a decrease in activated reservists while the Coast Guard announced an increase. The Navy announced no change. The net collective result is 665 fewer reservists activated than last...



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