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Time Updated: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome New Zealand's Minister of Defense Jonathan Coleman to the Pentagon at 11:20 a.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.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and New Zealand Minister of Defense Jonathan Coleman will brief the press at 12:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno gives remarks at 4:30 p.m. EDT, at the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.



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10/28/2013
Joint Statement by United States Secretary of Defense and New Zealand Minister of Defense

The United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and New Zealand Minister of Defense Jonathan Coleman met today in Washington and acknowledged the significant accomplishments in expanding defense cooperation between the United States and New Zealand  since the Washington Declaration...



10/28/2013
Secretary Hagel to Address Anti-Defamation League Centennial Meeting

Secretary Hagel will deliver the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League centennial meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

The evening session of the Anti-Defamation League meeting will begin at 7 p.m.  Camera set up begins at...





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