“Inside the DoD”: Nov. 23rd, 2012

GraphicIn our news roundup for Friday, Nov. 23, 2012: 

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta traveled last week to the Asia Pacific Region, making stops in Australia, Thailand, and Cambodia. The Secretary, along with Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, met with their Australian counterparts for the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations where a number of agreements were reached that will lead to further cooperation between the two countries military forces.

Additionally, Secretary Panetta met with defense ministers from 10 countries that are apart of the Association of Southwest Asian Nations in Cambodia where it was agreed the U.S. will participate in three Southeast Asian military exercises next year.

With November being Military Family Month, the DoD recognizes the commitment and contributions from military family members and some DoD officials are finding some unique ways to express their gratitude.

The holiday season is now officially among us, and in order to help as many families have an unforgettable Christmas, the Marines have kicked off their annual “Toys for Tots” program. For more information on the Toys for Tots foundation, or how you can help, click here.

———-

Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense of this website or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.

 

Check out these other posts:

This entry was posted in DoD News, Inside the DoD and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.