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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.

Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica Wright, Director, Joint Staff Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti and Pentagon Press Secretary George Little will conduct a press briefing on new sexual assault prevention and response initiatives today at 1:30 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; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.



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08/15/2013
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 13, 2013

           The Army National Guard, Navy Reserve, Air National Guard and the Coast Guard Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists, while the Army Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, and the Air Force...



08/15/2013
Press Briefing with Defense Officials on Sexual Assault

           Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica Wright, Director, Joint Staff Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti and Pentagon Press Secretary George Little will conduct a press briefing on new sexual assault prevention and response...





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