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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.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will deliver remarks at the Illinois National Guard Silver Star Award Ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT (1 p.m. CDT) at the Pritzker Military Library, Chicago, Ill.

Commander, International Security Assistance Force Gen. John R. Allen will attend the Chicago Cubs Military Appreciation Game at 7 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. CDT) in Chicago, Ill.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will serve as the grand marshal for the Torrance 53rd Annual Armed Forces Day celebration and parade at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) in Torrance, Calif.



05/19/2012
Armed Forces Day
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, The Pentagon, Washington D.C.


05/19/2012
Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian

            Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

            “Today Secretary Panetta met with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss the upcoming NATO Summit and plans for...



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