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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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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • 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
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the Five Star Veterans Center in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Battaglia met with state and city officials, business leaders, transitioning homeless veterans and staff members during his visit to the center.   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
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
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