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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at 8 a.m. EDT at a breakfast for Northern Virginia first responders who were involved in rescue and recovery operations at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. The breakfast will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Arlington, Va.

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James Winnefeld deliver remarks at 12:30 p.m. EDT at a 9-11 anniversary ceremony in the Pentagon Courtyard.

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at 8 p.m. EDT at a Kennedy Center concert, as part of a Call to Compassion series of events to honor the victims of 9-11 and service members who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The event will be held at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

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

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Jonathan Woodson; Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert E. Milstead Jr.; Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel Air Force Lt. Gen. Darrell D. Jones; Director, Military Personnel, Plans and Policy Navy Rear Adm. Anthony M. Kurta; and Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Army Maj. Gen. Military Thomas P. Bostick testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on military suicide update at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



09/09/2011
A Concert to Honor (Kennedy Center)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC


09/09/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device...



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