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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.

Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, commanding general for Regional Command East, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 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 8/25/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/25/2011
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 23, 2011

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



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