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Martinez of 'Dancing' invited to Pentagon

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has congratulated wounded Iraq War veteran and former "All My Children" cast member J. R. Martinez for winning "Dancing With the Stars." "Over the course of this competition," Panetta said in a letter, "your spirit captivated the nation and your victory sends a powerful message about the strength and resilience of our wounded warriors." Additionally, in a 10-minute phone call Friday, the Secretary invited Martinez to meet at the Pentagon. Defense Department spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby said arrangements are being made for a visit in the near future.

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