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Update:  Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will brief the media at 3 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building. 

Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule. 

U.S. Africa Command Commander Army Gen. Carter F. Ham and U.S. European Command, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe Commander Navy Adm. James G. Stavridis testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on “The Posture of the U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command” at 10 a.m. EDT, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.



03/15/2013
Missile Defense Announcement
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, The Pentagon


03/15/2013
General Officer Assignments

            The chief of staff, Air Force announced today the following assignments: 

            Maj. Gen. William J. Bender, commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary...



03/15/2013
Press Briefing on Missile Defense

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will make an announcement on missile defense at 3 p.m. EDT, today, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 

           ...





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