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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta hosts an honor cordon to welcome Denmark’s Minister of Defense Gitte Lillelund Bech to the Pentagon at 9:45 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



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08/17/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Joshua M. Seals, 21, of Porter, Okla., died Aug. 16 in Paktia province,...



08/17/2011
International Security Assistance Force Joint Command Deputy Chief of Staff for Stability to Brief Media

               Alisa Stack, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command deputy chief of staff for stability, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Aug. 18, in the Pentagon Briefing Room...




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