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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome France's Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian to the Pentagon at 2 p.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. 

 

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian will conduct a press conference at 3 p.m. EST, in the Pentagon Press 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 press conference.

 

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivers remarks at Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James' swearing-in ceremony at 4:15 p.m. EST, in the Pentagon Auditorium (BH-650). 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 ceremony.

 

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.



01/24/2014
Welcome Ceremony for Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Pentagon Auditorium


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Flag Officer Assignment Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignment:   Rear Adm. (lower half) Sean R. Filipowski will be assigned as director of warfare integration for information dominance, N2/N6F, Office of the...
01/24/2014:   General Officer Assignments


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