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

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work is traveling.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has no public or media events on his schedule.  



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08/19/2014
Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Passing of Senator Jim Jeffords

Jim Jeffords was one of the finest, most decent public servants I've ever known. It was a pleasure and a privilege to work with him in the Senate. Politics never has enough men and women of integrity like Jim Jeffords. He served our country honorably in many capacities, including his...



08/19/2014
Department of Defense Press Briefing with Rear Admiral Kirby

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby will conduct a briefing today at 2 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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