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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules. 

U.S. Army Pacific Commander Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski will conduct a press briefing at 3 p.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.



There are no Speeches available for 5/13/2013. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/13/2013
Readout of Deputy Secretary Carter’s Meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai

            Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai today at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Earlier the Deputy Secretary visited Afghan and International Security Assistance Force...



05/13/2013
Secretary Hagel to Hold Town Hall at Mark Center

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will hold a town hall with DoD personnel at the MARK Center tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the MARK Center’s B1...





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