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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen will conduct a briefing today at 2:45 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  All journalists must be seated by 2:35 p.m.  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.

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

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 9 a.m. EDT at the U.S. Joint Forces Command disestablishment ceremony in the JFCOM Complex, 115 Lakeview Parkway, Suffolk, Va.  Media interested in attending should contact Kathleen Jabs, JFCOM PAO at 757-826-6552.

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 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 8/4/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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General Officer Announcements

            The chief of staff, Army announced the following officer assignments:

             Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, director of operations, readiness and...



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