United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


Release No: 591-13
August 19, 2013

Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on Secretary Hagel's Upcoming Travel to Southeast Asia

           Secretary Hagel will depart Washington on Thursday for a four-nation trip to Southeast Asia from Aug. 22-30, 2013.

           Secretary Hagel will begin his trip in Honolulu where he will meet with U.S. PACOM Commander Admiral Locklear and visit with United States Marines at Kaneohe Bay. 

           Secretary Hagel will then travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Aug. 24-26 followed by Jakarta, Indonesia the afternoon of Aug. 26 and Aug. 27. 

           From Jakarta, Secretary Hagel will travel to Brunei Aug. 27-29 to meet with defense counterparts from across the Asia-Pacific region. 

           On Aug. 28 in Brunei, Secretary Hagel will meet with ASEAN Defense Ministers at their annual retreat. On Aug. 29, Secretary Hagel will participate in the ADMM-Plus meeting. 

           Secretary Hagel will conclude his trip in Manila on Aug. 29-30 and return to Washington the evening of Aug. 30.

Additional Links

Stay Connected