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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, 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.

Army Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EST, 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 to the briefing.

Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III will conduct a press briefing at 10 a.m. EST 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 to the briefing.



There are no Speeches available for 1/23/2014. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Finland's Minister of Defense Carl Haglund Assistant Press Secretary Carl Woog provided the following readout:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with Finnish Minister of Defense Carl Haglund today at the Pentagon to discuss a range of issues, including Afghanistan, Syria, Nordic cooperation, and the Arctic.  ...


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