Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense George E. Little and Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John F. Kirby will brief the media at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died May 13, in Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, when the enemy attacked their...
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz will present two Distinguished Flying Cross medals with valor, each, to Maj. John B. Creel and to Col. Christopher Barnett during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Friday, May 18, 2012, at 11 a.m EDT in the...
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DoD News Now: January 26, 2015
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Army Discusses Priorities in Europe
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