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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling. 

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

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at the Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at 11 a.m. EDT at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. 

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall delivers remarks regarding the DoD's role in space, what the future is concerning budget and general DoD-centric topics regarding space and development at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SDG-50, Senate Office Building-Dirksen, Washington, DC. 

International Security Assistance Force Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations Australian Army Brig. Gen. Roger Noble briefs the media at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  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.



09/19/2012
PLA Engineering Academy of Armored Forces
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Beijing, China


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