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Today in the Department of Defense, July 29, 2016

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and have no public or media events on their schedules.  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. is traveling.

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook  briefs the media at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Foreign journalists without a Pentagon building pass must plan on being escorted from the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge only, or, if arriving at the Pentagon Metro Entrance Facility, must contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to your arrival. Please arrive no later than 45 minutes before the briefing if coming by Metro. U.S. journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge or the Pentagon Metro Visitors Entrance only. If arriving by Metro, please contact 703-697-5131 a minimum of one hour prior to your arrival, and plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes before the event; have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building. The briefing will also be streamed live on www.defense.gov.

Speeches

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Press Advisories

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Contracts

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