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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Portugal's Minister of National Defense Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco to the Pentagon at 10:45 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Pedestrian Bridge only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and 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 Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.


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03/31/2014
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Portuguese Minister of Defense Pedro Aguiar-Branco

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

“Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel welcomed Portuguese Minister of Defense Pedro Aguiar-Branco to the Pentagon today.

“Secretary Hagel expressed appreciation for Portugal’s...

03/31/2014:   General Officer Assignments


03/31/2014
Department of Defense Press Briefing with Secretary Hagel Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will conduct a briefing today at 1 p.m. EDT 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...




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