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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Armenian Minister of Defense Seyran Ohanyan to the Pentagon at 1:45 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

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

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley delivers remarks at 1:15 p.m. EDT at the Air Force Association’s CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md.



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03/23/2012
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Spc. Dennis P. Weichel Jr., 29, of Providence, R.I., died March 22 in Laghman...



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