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 Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is travelling.

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

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Media Operations Capt. John Kirby 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.



There are no Speeches available for 5/31/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/31/2012
Navy Secretary to Commission Submarine Mississippi

             The Navy’s newest Virginia-class attack submarine Mississippi will be commissioned Saturday, June 2, 2012, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at the Port of Pascagoula in Pascagoula,...



There are no Press Advisories available for 5/31/2012. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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