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November 19, 2014 — Q:  Well, General Dempsey, thank you very much for being here as our headliner for the Defense One Summit.  I don't think you need an introduction, but the briefest of is that you are the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and I think with our limited time -- we have about a half-an-hour -- the most important thing on your bio to me right now  more…
November 15, 2014 — ADMIRAL WINNEFELD:  So in the backroom.  There we go.  I was going to say, did everybody notice that he got everybody quite without even using a gavel.  It’s a testament to … you know …. Representative McKeon’s amazing stature.  Let me tell you, it’s a real pleasure for me today to be able to stand in today for Chairman Dempsey, who’s visiting our  more…
November 10, 2014 — Good morning everyone.  It is an honor for me to be here with you this morning.  It’s really fantastic to be on the work release program from the Pentagon.   Thank you, John, for the kind introduction.   And thank you to the men and women of the Transportation Security Administration for your warm welcome and for hosting this ceremony for not only  more…
November 06, 2014 — JOANNE MYERS: Good morning. I'm Joanne Myers, director of Public Affairs Programs, and on behalf of the Carnegie Council, I want to thank you all for joining us, including those who are watching us on this live webcast and also those who are viewing us on the Department of Defense channel. A very warm welcome to you all. It is an honor and a  more…
November 05, 2014 — GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY:  It’s always nice to be among a friendly audience.  (Laughter.)  No, you know what, actually, most people are friendly to the military because I think they recognize how important we are as part of the national fabric.  Not just what we do to suppress our enemies but who we are, what we represent.  You know, the values that  more…
October 21, 2014 — As you know, our nation has called upon our military to help contain the Ebola virus in West Africa.  In answering that call, we’re doing what we do best—leveraging our unique capabilities to support the international and the U.S. effort in response to this crisis.  This mission is a national security priority. While our mission in West Africa will  more…
October 17, 2014 — Thanks—thanks very much. I’d like to begin by saying that I do not know the word to “Red High Heels”. (Laughter). I don’t know where she went, but I can’t believe she said that. (Laughter).  By the way, how hard is it to follow Kellie Pickler in terms of someone who demonstrates heart and passion and patriotism and compassion and commitment; I  more…
September 30, 2014 — Well good afternoon ladies and gentlemen! I have to tell that that’s the first time I’ve ever been introduced to Led Zeppelin music. [Laughter]. But I’ll make sure I tell my kids about that because they’ll think it’s pretty cool.  But it’s really great to be up here in New York with such a distinguished and diverse group focusing on the fascinating  more…
September 24, 2014 — Thanks very much, I think this is our third year in a row to be privileged to be part of this ceremony to celebrate the, the, the public, private partnership that actually is what helps us continue to take care of young men and women who serve, of all the services.  A couple things for the man from military times, I would be happy to download or  more…
September 19, 2014 — Secretary Hagel, Senator Cleland, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.   Thank you for joining us as we pause, on this glorious morning, in company with these magnificent Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guard standing behind me, to pause, to honor the thousands of Americans who have served our nation and other  more…
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