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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work provides remarks at the convocation ceremony for the National Defense University at 7:45 a.m. EDT, National Defense University, 300 5th Ave #62, Fort Lesley J. McNair, District of Columbia.

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

Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall provides morning keynote address at the 2014 Defense Acquisition and Modernization Symposium on "Department of Defense and Industry Partnership - A Way Ahead" at 9 a.m. EDT, Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center - Atrium Hall, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia.

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Alan Shaffer moderates panel discussion at the 2014 Defense Acquisition Modernization Symposium on "How Do We Establish Technical Superiority With a Reduced Force Structure?" at 10:15 a.m. EDT, Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center - Atrium Hall, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia.



08/05/2014
National Defense University Convocation
As Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, National Defense University, Washington, DC


08/05/2014
Condolence Statement from the Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno for the Loss of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene

Our thoughts and prayers are with Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene's family, and the families of our soldiers who were injured today in the tragic events that took place in Afghanistan. These soldiers were professionals, committed to the mission. It is their service and sacrifice that define us...



08/05/2014
Department of Defense Press Briefing with Rear Admiral Kirby

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby will conduct a briefing today at 12:30 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 arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the...





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