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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, 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.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel participates in a roundtable discussion at 9 a.m. EDT, with a number of business leaders and veterans groups hosted by JP Morgan Chase in New York City to discuss the progress the private sector is making in supporting veterans transition in three areas: employment, education, and housing.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus participates in the Marine Corps Recruit Depot graduation as the reviewing official at 9 a.m. EDT, Parris Island, S.C.



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11/01/2013
Statement by Secretary Hagel on former Rep. John Y. McCollister

I was deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of former Nebraska Rep. John Y. McCollister, who was my friend and mentor for more than four decades.

John Y. led a long and fulfilling life that embodied the spirit and values of the greatest generation. He was dedicated to...



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