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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will brief the press at 11:15 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. Winnefeld delivers remarks at the Air and Space Conference and Technology Expo at 9 a.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Pacific Air Forces Commander Gen. Herbert J. Carlisle participates in a think tank roundtable to discuss Pacific Air Forces strategy at 10:30 a.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

National Guard Bureau Chief Army Gen. Frank Grass hosts a media roundtable to discuss the National Guard at the Air Force Association Annual Air & Space Conference at 10:55 a.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III hosts a media roundtable to discuss various topics of interest at the Air Force Association Annual Air & Space Conference 2:30 p.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke hosts a media roundtable at the annual Air Force Association Air & Space Conference to discuss the Air National Guard in the context of the Total Force at 2 p.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody hosts a media roundtable to discuss the enlisted perspective and various enlisted issues at the Air Force Association Annual Air & Space Conference at 12 p.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy Elana Broitman delivers remarks at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments regarding the defense industrial base at 4 p.m. EDT, in room 334, Cannon Office Building, Washington, D.C.



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Senior Defense Officials to Brief on the Ft. Hood Follow-on Final Report and Overview of DoD's Security Clearance Procedures

Senior Department of Defense officials will conduct a background briefing today at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to discuss the Ft. Hood Follow-on Final Report and DoD's Security Clearance Procedures.

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