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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta visits the USS John C. Stennis to meet with service members ahead of their deployment to the Middle East at 10:30 a.m. PDT in Bremerton, Wash. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.



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08/22/2012
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 21, 2012

            The Air Force and Marine Corps announced this week a decrease in activated reservists while the Army, Navy and Coast Guard announced an increase.  The net collective result is 205 additional reservists and National Guard...



08/22/2012
ISAF Commander to Brief Live from Afghanistan

             Gen. John R. Allen, commander, International Security and Assistance Force and commander of U.S. Forces-Afghanistan,will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 23, in the Pentagon Briefing Room...





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