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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Greece's Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos to the Pentagon at 1:45 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 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.

Defense Information Systems Agency Chief Information Officer David Bennett delivers remarks on Information Technology Consolidation at the 2014 FedScoop Lowering the Cost of Government with Information Technology Summit at 8:35 a.m. EDT, The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia.
 



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08/21/2014
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:

Secretary of Defense Hagel expressed his gratitude for our strong military relationship with Greece and for the hospitality of the Greek people in hosting U.S. forces in Souda Bay, Crete. Secretary Hagel...



08/21/2014
Department of Defense Press Briefing with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will conduct a briefing today at 3:30 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...





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