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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on "Sequestration Implementation Options and the Effects on National Defense: Administration Perspectives" at 10 a.m. EDT, in room 2118, at the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will give remarks, entitled "The U.S. Strategic Rebalance to Asia: A Defense Perspective" at the Asia Society in New York City at 6:30 p.m. EDT.  Media interested in attending the event should call 212-327-9274.

Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Putt (Canada), Deputy Commanding General of V (U.S.) Corps, and International Security Assistance Force Joint Command's Director of Afghan National Security Forces Development, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.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 escort into the building.



08/01/2012
The U.S. Strategic Rebalance to Asia: A Defense Perspective
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter, New York City, NY


08/01/2012
Navy to Host Memorial Service for Former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral James D. Watkins

            A memorial service for the 22nd Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. James D. Watkins, will be on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. EDT at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Church in Washington,...



08/01/2012
Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced

            The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military chartered aircraft for travel from Andrews Air Force Base to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on August 21,...





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