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Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton; Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta; South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Kim Sung Hwan; and Minister of Defense Kim Kwan-jin will deliver remarks at a joint press conference at 2:10 p.m. EDT at the Department of State, Washington, D.C.

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

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 9:30 a.m. EDT, at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr.; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert; Commander, U.S. Northern Command Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr.; Commander, U.S. Transportation Command Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III; Commander, U.S. Pacific Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III; Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., testify at a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee concerning the U.N. Convention Law of the Sea at 10 a.m. EDT, in room 216, at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III and senior Army leaders will attend the Army Birthday ceremony and cake cutting at 11 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Center Courtyard, Washington, D.C.



06/14/2012
Trip Message: Hawaii, Singapore, Vietnam, India, and Afghanistan
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, The Pentagon, Washington D.C.
06/14/2012:   Army Birthday Celebration


06/14/2012
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. 1st Class Barett W....



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