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           Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Denmark's Minister of Defense Nicolai Wammen to the Pentagon at 1 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

           Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Georgia's Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania to the Pentagon at 4:30 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

           Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.
 



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08/21/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With Georgia’s Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania

           Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

           “Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Georgian Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania...



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