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Immediate Release

Secretary of Defense Hagel to Release Report on Sexual Assault in the Military and Announce Directives to Strengthen Response

Dec. 3, 2014

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will release a report on the Department of Defense's recent progress in addressing sexual assault in the military, and announce four directives to further strengthen the department's prevention and response program tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). The announcement and following question and answer forum will also include Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office Director Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow.

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; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.