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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling.

UPDATE: Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell deliver remarks at an induction ceremony for Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter at 2:30 p.m. EDT, Pentagon Auditorium (room BH650), Washington, D.C. 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.



08/27/2013
Medal of Honor Ceremony for Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter
As Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter, The Pentagon


08/27/2013
Senior Executive Service Announcement

           Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today the following reassignment:

            Rosemary Williams has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense (military community & family policy),...



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