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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Malaysia's Minister of Defense Hisammuddin Tun Hussein to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EST.  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.

 

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.



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01/17/2014
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Japan National Security Advisor Shotaro Yachi

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby provided the following readout:

Today, Secretary Hagel met with Japan National Security Advisor Shotaro Yachi to welcome the establishment of Japan's National Security Council and discuss ways to deepen and enhance bilateral...



01/17/2014
Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced

The Department of Defense will allocate seats for news media at the Polk Building in Crystal City on January 28, 2014, to cover certain portions of the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board for Mr. Abdel Malik Ahmed Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi.  Due to limited space available, selection...




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