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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is traveling. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter hosts the Department of Defense's National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony 10 a.m. EDT at the Pentagon River Terrace Parade Field.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the Parade Field.



09/21/2012
Auckland War Memorial Museum
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Auckland, New Zealand


09/21/2012
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Jason M. Swindle, 24, of...

09/21/2012:   General Officer Assignment
09/21/2012:   Flag Officer Assignments


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