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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn and senior service officials attend the farewell tribute for Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman Gen. James E. Cartwright at 10 a.m. EDT at the Marine Corps Barracks, Washington, D.C.  Secretary Panetta, Deputy Secretary Lynn and Gen. Cartwright will deliver remarks.  Media interested in attending should contact Capt. Lisa Lawrence, MCB PAO at 202-433-6660 or Lt. Col. Cliff Gilmore, VJCS PAO at 571-256-7408.



08/03/2011
Farewell Tribute to General Cartwright by Deputy Secretary Lynn
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Marine Corps Barracks


08/03/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

             Staff Sgt. Kirk A. Owen,...



08/03/2011
Regional Command South Commanding General to Brief Live From Afghanistan

             Army Maj. Gen. James Terry, commanding general for Regional Command South, will brief the media live from Kandahar, Afghanistan, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Aug. 4, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on...




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