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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will deliver remarks at the Board of Environmental Defense Fund reception in his honor and discuss leadership in advancing national security/economy through 21st century clean energy/initiatives at 7 p.m. EDT at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.

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

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will deliver remarks and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos will receive the Hero of Military Medicine Award from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine at 6 p.m. EDT at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Environmental Defense Fund Reception (Energy, Security, and the Environment)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C.

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Capt. Bruce K. Clark, 43, Spencerport, N.Y., died May 1, in Tarin Kowt,...

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