Today in the Department of Defense, 5/16/2012


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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will deliver remarks at the Marine Aviation Centennial, hosted by Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos. Deputy Commandant for Marine Aviation Lt. Gen. Terry Robling will deliver remarks about the accomplishments and future of Marine aviation at 6:30 p.m. EDT at the Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Va.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and U.S. Naval Institute Joint Warfighter Conference at 8:30 a.m. EDT at the Virginia Beach Convention Center (Hall A), Virginia Beach, Va.

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno will brief the media on the Army's vision for the future to meet the tenets of the recently released DoD Strategic Guidance., at 9 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 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.

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen Norton A. Schwartz and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert will deliver remarks on "Air-Sea Battle Doctrine: A Discussion with the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Chief of Naval Operations" at 9 a.m. EDT at The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

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