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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has no public or media events on his schedule. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter participates in a panel entitled "Doing More with Less -- Simply an Oxymoron or Also an Imperative: Refashioning Today's Pentagon to Fight the Wars of the Future," at 11:30 a.m. EDT (9:30 a.m. MDT), Aspen, Colo. 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on their reappointments as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room 216, Senate Hart Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert delivers remarks at the National Naval Officers Association Luncheon at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Sheraton Hotel, Arlington, Va.



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07/18/2013
General Officer Assignments

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

             Brig. Gen. Scott A. Vander Hamm, who has been selected for...



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Chief of Naval Operations to Brief

            The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert will conduct a press conference Friday, July 19, from the Pentagon Press Briefing Room (2E973) at 10:30 a.m. EDT, to provide defense and public media with an update on...





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