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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will give remarks at an event hosted by the President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye to honor the 60th Anniversary of the U.S.--Republic of Korea Alliance at 7:20 p.m. EDT, at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter delivers remarks on strategic and budgetary challenges facing the Defense Department at 10 a.m. EDT, at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. 

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Air Force posture at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in Room SH-216, Senate Hart Office Building, Washington, D.C. 

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos testify before the House Armed Services Committee on Department of Navy Posture at 10 a.m. EDT, in in room HC-140, Capital Building, Washington D.C.



05/07/2013
U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance 60th Anniversary Gala
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Washington D.C.


05/07/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel's meeting with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-Hye

            Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

            This evening Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with Republic of Korea...



05/07/2013
Department of Defense to Host “Spirit of Service” Event at the Pentagon

            The Department of Defense (DoD) will host a “Spirit of Service” event on Wednesday, May 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center Room B6.  All DoD employees in the national capital region...





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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
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  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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