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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Azerbaijan Minister of Defense Col. Gen. Safar Abiyev to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.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.

 Acting Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness Jessica Wright delivers remarks at the Military Family Readiness Council Meeting at 1:30 p.m. EDT, in room B6, Pentagon Conference Center, Arlington, Va.



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08/05/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Fatah al-Sisi

           Pentagon Press Secretary George Little issued the following readout:            "Secretary Hagel spoke with his Egyptian counterpart, Defense Gen. Abdul Fatah Al-Sisi...



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