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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at the change of responsibility ceremony at 9 a.m. EDT as Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, 37th Chief of Staff, United States Army, transitions responsibility to Gen. Raymond T. Odierno at Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be conducted in Conmy Hall. Media interested in covering the ceremony should report to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall’s main entrance, Hatfield Gate, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. EDT.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

Army Chief of Staff Change of Responsibility
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA

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