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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter delivers remarks at the David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration Award ceremony at 1:30 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Auditorium (BH650).  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River 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 briefing.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at the Wall Street Journal Annual CEO Council at 8 p.m. EST, Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric K. Fanning delivers remarks at the Air Force Association Air Force Breakfast at 7 a.m. EST, Key Bridge Marriott, Rosslyn, Va.



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11/18/2013
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Alex A. Viola, 29, of Keller, Texas, died Nov. 17, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while...



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