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Today in the Department of Defense, August 21, 2014

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Greece's Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos to the Pentagon at 1:45 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work is traveling.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has no public or media events on his schedule.

Defense Information Systems Agency Chief Information Officer David Bennett delivers remarks on Information Technology Consolidation at the 2014 FedScoop Lowering the Cost of Government with Information Technology Summit at 8:35 a.m. EDT, The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia.


There are no Speeches available for 8/21/2014. Please see the Speeches overview page for more.

News/Casualty Releases

Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work's Visit to South Korea

Press Advisories


Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel and General Dempsey in the Pentagon Briefing Room

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Work at a media availability at Osan Air Force Base, Republic of Korea


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