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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Singapore's Minister of Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen to the Pentagon at 10:15 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Following their bi-lateral meeting, they will conduct a press conference at 11 a.m. EST, in the Pentagon Press 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 events; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox 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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National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 12, 2013 The Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists, while the Marine Corps Reserve announced an increase of activated reservists. The Coast Guard Reserve announced no...


12/12/2013
Press Briefing with Acting Secretary of the Air Force and Air Force Chief of Staff Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III will conduct a press briefing on the “State of the Air Force,” Dec. 13 at 9:45 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).   Journalists without a Pentagon...




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