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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter delivers the keynote address at the Center for American Progress on "Expanding the U.S.-India Defense Partnership" at 10 a.m. EDT, at the Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey is traveling.

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia delivers remarks at the Miles of Giving Foundation Golf Tournament and Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. EDT, at the Chateau Elan Inn, 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr., Braselton, Ga.



09/30/2013
Message to the Force on the Potential Government Shutdown
As Written by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Seoul, South Korea


09/30/2013
Secretary Hagel’s Message to the Force on the Potential Government Shutdown

To all Department of Defense personnel:

As you know, the government’s annual funding could expire at midnight tonight. I have joined President Obama in urging Congress to prevent a lapse in appropriations, and like all of you I would be deeply disappointed if Congress fails...



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