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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will hold a press briefing today at 12:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room on the recently announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel-directed reviews following the Navy Yard incident. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Pedestrian Bridge only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 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.

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

Cyber Command Commander and National Security Agency Director Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander delivers remarks at the 4th Annual Billington Cybersecurity Summit at 8 a.m. EDT, at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert delivers remarks on the status of the Navy around the world, the ways the Navy is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific and some of the challenges facing the Navy at 8:30 p.m. EDT (5:30 p.m. PDT), at the Marine Memorial Club, San Francisco, Calif.



There are no Speeches available for 9/25/2013. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/25/2013
DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers For Fiscal 2013, Through August 2013

The Department of Defense announced today recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2013, through August.

• Active Component.

• Recruiting. All four active services met or exceeded their numerical accession goals for...



09/25/2013
Deputy Secretary of Defense to Brief the Press

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will hold a press briefing today at 12:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room on the recently announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel-directed reviews following the Navy Yard incident. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will...





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