Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will deliver remarks at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the National Defense University, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C. in his first major address on the strategic and fiscal challenges facing the Department of Defense.
Defense Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will host an Enhanced Cordon for Brazilian, Chief of Defence, Gen. Jose Carlos DeNardi at 10:50 a.m. EDT on the River Parade Field. 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 703-697-4272 for escort into the building.