Today in the Department of Defense, 5/1/2012


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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, May 01, 2012


Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will deliver remarks at 2 p.m. EDT at the Carnegie Endowment Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz will participate in a Stimson Center Chairman's Forum discussion at noon EDT, Stimson Center, Washington, D.C. Contact April Umminger, at the Stimson Center.

A senior Department of Defense official and a senior State Department official will conduct a background press briefing on the latest Section 1230 Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan, at 9 a.m. EDT, May 1, 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.

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