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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome China's Minister of National Defense Gen. Chang Wanquan to the Pentagon at 9 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.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and China's Minister of National Defense Gen. Chang Wanquan conduct a joint press conference at 10:45 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge 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.

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



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08/19/2013
Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on Secretary Hagel's Upcoming Travel to Southeast Asia

           Secretary Hagel will depart Washington on Thursday for a four-nation trip to Southeast Asia from Aug. 22-30, 2013.            Secretary Hagel will begin his trip in Honolulu...



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