Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan Commanding General, Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on training the Afghan National Security Forces. 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.
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
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