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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni to the Pentagon at 2:15 p.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.

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

Defense officials will hold an off-camera, background briefing at noon EDT, in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room (2E973) to discuss Secretary Hagel's upcoming trip to the Republic of Korea and Japan. 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 briefing.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert F. Hale will brief the media on the Department of Defense's contingency plan guidance for a potential lapse in government appropriations at 2 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room (2E973). 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 briefing.
 



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09/27/2013
Readout of Secretary Hagel and Deputy Secretary Carter's Meeting with President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda

Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel welcomed Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to the Pentagon. They were joined by Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Ugandan Defense Minister Crispus Kiyonga. The group...



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