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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defence Phillip Hammond to the Pentagon at 1:15 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Following their bi-lateral meeting, they will conduct a press conference at 2 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Press 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 events; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.   

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



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05/02/2013
General Officer Assignments

            The chief of staff, Air Force announced today the following assignments: 

            Brig. Gen. Edward M. Minahan, who has been selected for the rank of...



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