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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal delivers remarks at the Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off Celebration at noon EDT, in the Pentagon center courtyard, Washington, D.C.

Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric K. Fanning hosts a media roundtable to discuss the state of the Air Force at 1:30 p.m. EDT; Air Education and Training Command Commander Air Force Gen. Edward Rice hosts a media roundtable to discuss various education and training matters at noon EDT; and Air Force Reserve Command Commander Lt. Gen. James Jackson hosts a media roundtable on the state of the Air Force Reserve at 4 p.m. EDT, at the Air Force Association Annual Air & Space Conference, the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Enterprise Dave DeVries participates in a U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation panel on how DoD intends to adopt and implement the National Information Exchange Model at 11 a.m. EDT, at 15052 Conference Center Dr., Chantilly, Va.



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09/16/2013
Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter's Travel to Pakistan

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter traveled to Pakistan on Sept. 16 where he met with senior Pakistani government and defense officials.

In Pakistan Deputy Secretary Carter met with Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs and National Security;...



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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
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  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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