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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzon to the Pentagon at 10:45 a.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 Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.



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05/01/2013
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 30, 2013

            The Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists while the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Coast Guard...



05/01/2013
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to Deliver Commencement Address at West Point Graduation

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will deliver remarks at the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 25. 

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