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Senator Chuck Hagel arrives at 7:30 a.m. EST at the River Entrance of the Pentagon.  His arrival is open press. 

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will give remarks to service members and civilian employees of the department in the Pentagon Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. EST.  His address is open press and will be covered live on the Pentagon Channel.  Still and video photographers should arrive no later than 10 a.m. to pre-set.  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 auditorium. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on their schedules. 

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Jonathan Woodson testifies at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee on "Electronic Health Record U-Turn:  Are DoD and VA headed in the wrong direction?" at 9:15 a.m. EST in room 334, Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Mark W. Lippert delivers remarks on U.S. military rebalance in Asia and the Pacific at 12 p.m. EST in Lohrfink Auditorium, Hafik B. Hariri Building, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 

Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica Wright and service personnel chiefs testify at a hearing House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, at 2 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.



02/27/2013
Pentagon All-Hands Meeting
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, The Pentagon


02/27/2013
Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s Call with Brazilian Minister of Defense Celso Amorim

            Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout: 

            “Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter called Brazilian Minister of...



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