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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno will deliver remarks at an induction ceremony for Medal of Honor recipient former Army Capt. William Swenson at 2:30 p.m. EDT, Pentagon Auditorium (room BH650), Washington, D.C. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance 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 into the building.



10/16/2013
Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Captain William Swenson
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Pentagon Auditorium


10/16/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Australian Defence Minister David Johnston

Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Australian Defence Minister David Johnston this evening to congratulate him on his new position. Secretary Hagel and Minister Johnston discussed continuing to strengthen...



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