Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will participate in the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance by joining Blue Star Families and Kaboom at noon to help build a playground for military children on Fort Meade, Md. The secretary will make brief remarks to volunteers and help assemble the playground equipment. The event is open coverage for remarks; photo spray for playground build, RSVP is required. Contact: Mary L Doyle at Ft. Meade 301-677-5592 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.