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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. 

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton Schwartz testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Air Force’s fiscal 2013 budget request at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Commander, International Security Assistance Force Marine Gen. John Allen and Acting Under Secretary of Defense/Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James N. Miller Jr. testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on recent developments in Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.

Chief Information Officer Teresa Takai; Commander, U.S. Cyber Command Army Gen. Keith Alexander; and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs Madelyn Creedon testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, on the fiscal 2013 budget request for information technology and cyber operations programs at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2112, Rayburn House Office Building.

Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall; Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition David M. Van Buren; Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Program Navy Vice Adm. David Venlet; Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition) Vice Adm. W. Mark Skinner; Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Aviation Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling; Director of the Air Warfare Division Navy Rear Adm. Kenneth E. Floyd; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements Air Force Lt. Gen. Herbert J. Carlisle; Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Maj. Gen. John Posner, Director of Global Power Programs testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, on Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force tactical aviation programs at 3 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/20/2012
DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2012, Through February

             The Department of Defense announced today recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2012, through February.  

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