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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta delivers remarks at the National Memorial Day Observance ceremony at 10:30 a.m. EDT at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. 

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno will attend the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration at 1:30 p.m. EDT at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C. 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno; Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III will lay wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 11 a.m. EDT at Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, Arlington Nation Cemetery, Arlington, Va. 

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will be a reviewing officer at the National Memorial Day Parade at 2 p.m. EDT Washington, D.C. 



05/28/2012
50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC
05/28/2012:   Memorial Day Observance
05/28/2012:   Memorial Day Message


05/28/2012
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

             Spc. Vilmar Galarza...



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