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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivers remarks at a ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Allied Forces D-Day landing in Normandy with His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of the French Republic at 3 p.m. EST at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
 
Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox delivers remarks at the 2014 AFCEA WEST Conference at 11:30 a.m. EST (8:30 a.m. PST), San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif.
 
U.S. Special Operations Command Commander Navy Adm. William McRaven delivers remarks on "Enabling SOCOM Partnership" at the SO/LIC Symposium and Exhibition 2014 at 8:15 a.m. EST, Washington Marriot, Washington, D.C.
 
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn testify at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on "Current and Future Worldwide Threats" at 9:30 a.m. EST, in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.  
 
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Elissa Slotkin and Director for Strategic Plans and Policy (J-5) Navy Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on "United States Security Policy and Defense Posture in the Middle East" at 10 a.m. EST, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict Michael Lumpkin delivers remarks on "New Policy, Strategy and Resources for Global Posturing" at 1:15 p.m. EST, Washington Marriot, Washington, D.C.
 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet participates in a discussion on "The American Military: War and Peace, Spending and Politics" at 6 p.m. EST (5 p.m. CST), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Neb.


02/11/2014
Legion of Honor Award Ceremony
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Arlington National Cemetery


02/11/2014
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call With Tunisian Minister of Defense Ghazi Jeribi Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:   Today, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Tunisian Minister of Defense Ghazi Jeribi to congratulate him on his appointment as Minister of Defense for Tunisia.  Secretary Hagel expressed...


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