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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is travelling. 

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

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Thomas R. Lamont; Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Juan M. Garcia III.; Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Daniel B. Ginsberg; Deputy Chief of Staff/G-1 Army Lt. Thomas P. Bostick; Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk; Assistant Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs/U.S. Marine Corps Sheryl E. Murray; and Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services Air Force Lt. Gen. Darrell D. Jones testify at a hearing at 2 p.m. EDT at the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Personnel in room SD-106 at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III.; Vice Chief of Staff Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove; Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark E. Ferguson III.; and Assistant Commandant Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., testify at a hearing at 2:30 p.m. EDT at the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support in room SR-232A at the Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 

Director, Operational Test and Evaluation J. Michael Gilmore; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy Bradley H. Roberts; Director, Missile Defense Agency Army Lt. Gen. Patrick J. O'Reilly; Commander, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command/Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica testify at a hearing at 2:30 p.m. EDT at the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces in room SR-222 at the Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.



04/25/2012
Superior War College (A Escola Superior de Guerra)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


04/25/2012
Statement from Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on his Visit to the Brazil World War II Memorial

            “As the United States Secretary of Defense, and the son of Italian immigrants, it is an honor for me to visit Brazil’s memorial to its heroes of World War II, who fought side by side with the United States military and other allies in the...



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