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Secretary Leon E. Panetta and has no public or media events on his schedule.

 Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.

 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Kathleen Hicks deliver remarks at the National Guard Symposium on mutual security cooperation at 10 a.m. EDT at the JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert will attend the Guam/Marianas Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown in Arlington National Cemetery at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Arlington, Va.

 Press Secretary George E. Little 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 escortinto the building.



There are no Speeches available for 7/17/2012. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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