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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus deliver remarks concerning implementation plans as a result of the Washington Navy Yard shooting investigations and reviews. Principal Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre, Adm. John Richardson, and Dr. Paul Stockton will take media questions on the department's release of the investigations, reviews and implementation strategy at 11 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon 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 event; have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Al Shaffer delivers remarks on key investments in technology and new capabilities at the Precision Strike Annual Review conference at 11 a.m. EDT, Waterford and Springfield, 6715 Commerce St., Springfield, Va.

Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements Air Force Maj. Gen. James J. Jones and Chief of Program Integration Division Col. James A. Jacobson conduct a media roundtable on the Air Force's fiscal 2015 presidential budget submission at 1 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon, room 4E983. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Metro Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-695-0640 for escort into the building.



03/18/2014
Washington Navy Yard Review Announcement
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Pentagon Press Briefing Room


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The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Vietnam War, were recently accounted for and will be buried in a group burial ceremony.

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03/18/2014
Press Briefing on Washington Navy Yard Shooting Investigations and Reviews

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will make brief remarks concerning implementation plans as a result of the Washington Navy Yard shooting investigations and reviews. Principal Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre, Adm. John Richardson,...





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