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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.

Army Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, International Security Assistance Force Regional Commander East (RC-East) and commanding general of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 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.



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