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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.



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08/01/2014
Statement on Request for Support to Department of State for American Citizen Transportation from Africa to Emory University Hospital from Secretary of Defense

Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby:

"The Department of Defense received a request from the State Department to assist with the return of U.S. citizens currently being treated for the Ebola virus. DoD assistance is limited to allowing the State contracted private charter...



08/01/2014
Department of Defense Press Briefing with Rear Admiral Kirby

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby will conduct a briefing today at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon 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 event;...





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