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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling. 

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

RC-Southwest and II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Commander Maj. Gen. Walter L. “Lee” Miller will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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. 

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley delivers remarks at the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony at 12 p.m. EDT, Colorado Springs, Colo.



There are no Speeches available for 5/29/2013. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/29/2013
Senior Executive Service Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today the following appointments and reassignment: 

            Kenneth Brennan has been appointed to the Senior...

05/29/2013:   General Officer Assignments


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