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

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers the commencement address at the John S. Burke Catholic High School commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT in the auditorium at Eisenhower Hall, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.  Journalists interested in attending may contact the Joint Chiefs of Staff public affairs office at 703-697-4272.



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06/09/2012
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

            Master Chief Petty Officer Richard J. Kessler Jr., 47, of Gulfport, Fla., was found...



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