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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Romania's Minister of National Defense Mircea Dusa to the Pentagon at 3 p.m. EDT. 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter 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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10/18/2013
Statement by Secretary Hagel on the Passing of Rep. C.W. Bill Young

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Congressman Bill Young this evening. On behalf of the three million men and women of the Department of Defense, I want to express our heartfelt condolences to Beverly and the Young family. I have known and respected Bill Young for more than four decades....



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