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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter delivers remarks on U.S. Defense Strategic and Budgetary Choices at the Harvard University Institute of Politics at 6 p.m. EDT, Cambridge, Mass. 

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Department of the Army in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room 106, Senate Dirksen Office Building, Washington, D.C. 

Director of International Security Assistance Force Air Component Coordination Element and commander of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force- Afghanistan Air Force Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo Jr. will brief the media live from Afghanistan to provide an update on current operations at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon 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 the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs Madelyn Creedon testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Fiscal Year 2014 National Security Non-Proliferation Activities at 2:30 p.m. EDT, in room 222, Senate Russell Office Building, Washington, D.C.



There are no Speeches available for 4/23/2013. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/23/2013
Deputy Secretary of Defense Receives Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award

            Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is the recipient of the 2013 Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award for his distinguished contributions in advancing missile defense as a critical defense capability for the United...



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DARPA Director to Brief on DOD Critical Technology Areas

            Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Director Dr. Arati Prabhakar will brief the media on Wednesday, April 24, at 3 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) on the critical technology areas the agency is...





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