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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno deliver remarks at the Hall of Heroes Ceremony for 24 Army veterans Medal of Honor Recipients at 10 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Auditorium (BH650). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Metro Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 9 a.m. EDT, have proof of affiliation and photo identification. Please call 703-693-5084 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.



03/19/2014
"Valor 24" Medal of Honor Ceremony
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Pentagon Auditorium


03/19/2014
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Ihor Tenyukh

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:

"Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke by phone today with Ukraine's Minister of Defense Ihor Tenyukh, receiving an update on the situation in Crimea.

"Secretary Hagel reiterated...



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