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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.



09/02/2014
Message to the Force on Suicide Prevention Month
As Written by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Washington, D.C.


09/02/2014
Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on Security Personnel in Iraq

"The president's action today will result in a net increase of approximately 350 additional military personnel on the ground in Baghdad providing security at the Baghdad Embassy Compound and its support facilities.

This builds upon previous embassy security deployments...



09/02/2014
Department of Defense Press Briefing with Rear Admiral Kirby

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby will conduct a briefing today at 2 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 event;...





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