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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta gives the commencement address and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert delivers remarks at the United States Naval Academy graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 

Press Secretary George Little 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.

Senior Defense officials will conduct background briefing concerning Secretary Panetta's pending trip to the Pacific region at 2:30 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.



05/29/2012
U.S. Naval Academy Commencement
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Annapolis, MD


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