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 Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.

 Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno will deliver remarks at the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SHARP) Summit at 8:10 a.m. EDT at The National Conference Center, Leesburg, Va.

 Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition Navy Vice Adm. W. Mark Skinner; Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Program Navy Vice Adm. David J. Venlet; and Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Air Force Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger, testify at a hearing on DoD aviation programs at the Senate Armed Service Committee, Subcommittee on Airland at 3 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

 Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Dorothy Robyn will deliver remarks at the 16th Annual Energy Projects Conference-Skadden Arps Renewable Energy Practice on selling power to and developing projects on military bases at 3:30 p.m. EDT at 1440 New York Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C.



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05/08/2012
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

            They died May 2 in Logar...



05/08/2012
ISAF Deputy Commander to Brief Live from Afghanistan

            British Army Lt. Gen. Adrian Bradshaw, deputy commander, International Security Assistance Force, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT, May 9, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on progress and transition...




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