ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation this month.

The academy announced Monday that Panetta is speaking at the event, which is scheduled for May 29 at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis.

Panetta was sworn in as defense secretary in July. He also served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from February 2009 to June 2011. From July 1994 to January 1997, Panetta served as chief of staff to President Bill Clinton.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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