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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command and deputy commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 9:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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 escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 7/6/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/06/2011
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 05, 2011

               This week the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Air Force announced an increase.  The net collective result is no change from last...



07/06/2011
Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted Into Hall of Heroes

             The U.S. Army will induct Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes in a July 13 ceremony at 2 p.m.

            General...





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