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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.
 
U.S. Strategic Command Commander Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney and U.S. Pacific Command Navy Commander Adm. Samuel J. Locklear testify before the House Armed Services Committee on "The Posture of the U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Strategic Command" at 10 a.m. EST, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
 
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Al Shaffer delivers remarks on "DoD Technology Programs" at the Aviation Week Defense Technology and Requirements conference at 10:30 a.m. EST, Arlington Hilton, Arlington, Va.
 
U.S. Cyber Command Commander/National Security Agency Director Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander delivers remarks at Georgetown University's 2014 4th Annual International Conference on Cyber at 10:30 EST, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
 
Senior Department of Defense and military service officials brief the media on the fiscal year 2015 DoD budget and the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review beginning at 1:30 p.m. EST, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Senior DoD officials will provide the first briefings and take questions from the media. Military services and the Missile Defense Agency will brief in the following order:  Army Budget Director Maj. Gen Karen Dyson and Army Budget Deputy Director Davis Welch will brief on the Army's fiscal year 2015 budget at 2:30 p.m.; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget Rear Adm. William Lescher will brief on the Navy's fiscal year 2015 budget at 3:15 p.m.; Air Force Director of Budget Maj. Gen. Jim Martin will brief on the Air Force fiscal year 2015 budget at 4 p.m.; and Missile Defense Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. James Syring will brief on the Missile Defense Agency fiscal year 2015 budget at 4:45 p.m.  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.


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03/04/2014
Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Release of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review Today the president released his Fiscal Year 2015 budget request for the Department of Defense.  This defense budget contains the recommendations I announced last week and is responsible, balanced and realistic.  It matches our strategy to our resources.   This budget...


03/04/2014
Press Briefings on Department of Defense Budget

Senior Department of Defense (DoD) and military service officials will brief the press on the fiscal year 2015 DoD budget and the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review today, Tuesday, March 4, beginning at 1:30 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Senior DoD officials will provide the...





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