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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and have no public or media events on their schedules.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey is traveling. 



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08/26/2014
Flag Officer Assignments

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm. (lower half) Jeffrey A. Harley, selected for the rank of rear admiral, will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of naval operations for...



08/26/2014
Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Abd al Hadi al Iraqi

The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military chartered aircraft for travel from Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Sept. 14 to cover military commission proceedings scheduled for...





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