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 Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts the 2012 Warrior Games Recognition Ceremony at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.  The inclement weather location for this ceremony is the Pentagon Library Conference Center, Room B6.   Media interested in covering the event must call 703-697-5131 to attend.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

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

 Commander, U.S. Africa Command Gen. Carter F. Ham delivers remarks at 9 a.m. EDT at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies's Senior Leader Seminar at the DoubleTree Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va.

 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will lead the presentation of colors at Game 2 of the College World Series Omaha, Neb.

Warrior Games Recognition Ceremony
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Pentagon Courtyard, Washington D.C.

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan, 21, of Norman, Ind., died June 23 while conducting combat...

DOD to Host Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month Event

            The Defense Department will host a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event on June 26, 2012, from 1-2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room BH650. Defense Department General Counsel Jeh Johnson will be the keynote speaker.


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