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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. 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at the National Defense University graduation ceremony at 9 a.m. EDT, Fort McNair, D.C. 

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Robert F. Hale delivers remarks at the Association of Defense Communities National Summit on the budget at 9:30 a.m. EDT, Arlington, Va.

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno hosts the Army birthday cake cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Center Courtyard, Washington, D.C. 

Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal delivers remarks the USO-Metro Army birthday event at 4 p.m. EDT, at the Warrior and Family Center, Fort Belvoir, Va.



06/13/2013
Army Birthday Celebration
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Pentagon Auditorium, Washington D.C.


06/13/2013
DOD Establishes First Brain Tissue Bank to Study Traumatic Brain Injury in Service Members

            The Department of Defense has established the world’s first brain tissue repository to help researchers understand the underlying mechanisms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in service...

06/13/2013:   General Officer Assignment
06/13/2013:   Flag Officer Assignment


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