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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon to the Pentagon at 1:45 p.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 Parking Pedestrian Bridge only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon. 

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



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04/18/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

            Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:  

            “Secretary Chuck Hagel hosted United Nation’s...



04/18/2013
Background Briefing on Secretary Hagel’s Trip to Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and United Arab Emirates

            Senior Department of Defense officials will conduct a background briefing on Friday, April 19 at 11:00 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to discuss the secretary of defense’s upcoming trip to Israel, Jordan,...




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