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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.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 7:30 p.m. EDT as part of the U.S. Naval Academy Forrestal Lecture Series at the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Md. Media interested in attending may contact U.S. Naval Academy Public Affairs at 410-293-2292.

Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz hosts a forum at 3:15 p.m. EDT at the Air Force Association's 2011 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. Media interested in attending may contact Merri Shaffer 1-800-727-3337, ext. 5847, or mshaffer@afa.org.



09/21/2011
Remarks at the Combined Federal Campaign Awards Kick-Off Ceremony
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Pentagon


09/21/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Ryan J. Cook, 29, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Sept. 18 in Takhar...



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