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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki will conduct a joint press briefing to discuss implementation of the Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR) to create a single, joint electronic record system for all DoD and VA medical facilities at 4:25 p.m. EDT (3:25 p.m. CDT) at the James Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Chicago, Ill.

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

Under Secretary of the Navy Robert Work will participate in a policy forum at noon EDT to discuss the future of the surface fleet at the Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh will conduct a press briefing at 2:30 p.m. EDT (11:30 a.m. PDT) at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Monterey, Calif.



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05/21/2012
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Samuel T. Watts, 20, of...



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