Audio: Inside the DoD: Oct. 19, 2012

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On Oct. 13, the U.S. Navy celebrated its 237th Birthday, a day that wasn't officially recognized until 1972. In addition, this year also marks some of the most decisive Navy battles fought and won, including the 70th Anniversary of Guadalcanal, and the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. For more on the Navy's Warfighting Team visit: Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta announced leadership changes for NATO and the International Security Assistance Force during the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Germany. Gen. John Allen, Commanding General for ISAF, was nominated by President Barack Obama as Commander, U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe while Gen. Joseph Dunford will be replacing Gen. Allen as Commanding General for ISAF. Read about the changes here: October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Kathy Robertson, manager of the Department of Defense Family Advocacy Program, says this month is dedicated to raising awareness for those who need help. If you know someone who is in need of help, contact your local Family Advocacy Program office, call the national domestic violence hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or visit the website: If you are stationed outside the United States go to:

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