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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will give remarks at an event hosted by the President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye to honor the 60th Anniversary of the U.S.--Republic of Korea Alliance at 7:20 p.m. EDT, at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter delivers remarks on strategic and budgetary challenges facing the Defense Department at 10 a.m. EDT, at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. 

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Air Force posture at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in Room SH-216, Senate Hart Office Building, Washington, D.C. 

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos testify before the House Armed Services Committee on Department of Navy Posture at 10 a.m. EDT, in in room HC-140, Capital Building, Washington D.C.



05/07/2013
U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance 60th Anniversary Gala
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Washington D.C.


05/07/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel's meeting with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-Hye

            Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

            This evening Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with Republic of Korea...



05/07/2013
Department of Defense to Host “Spirit of Service” Event at the Pentagon

            The Department of Defense (DoD) will host a “Spirit of Service” event on Wednesday, May 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center Room B6.  All DoD employees in the national capital region...





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  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
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