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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9:30 a.m. EDT. A hearing on the situation in Syria will immediately follow in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington D.C. 

Defense Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.



04/17/2013
Statement on Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Washington, D.C.


04/17/2013
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 16, 2013

            The Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Air Force Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated reservists while the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Air National Guard and Coast Guard Reserve announced an increase...



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