Articles Tagged 'Chuck Hagel'
Trump to nominate Mark Esper as Army secretary
The White House will announce this week that Mark Esper will be President Trump’s nominee to be secretary of the Army, an administration official tells… READ MORE
Jack Abramoff Exclusive: Down Goes Hagel
Hey, Chuck! You just got chucked.
Don’t feel bad. It was only a matter of time before they were done with you. The only surprising thing is that you could spend years in Washington and not see this one coming from a mile away. But, then again, that’s what made you so appealing to the Obama administration. You were perfectly… READ MORE
Hagel: Climate change a ‘threat multiplier’
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called on other nations to join the Pentagon in taking steps to mitigate and adapt to climate change, calling it a… READ MORE
Hagel’s ominous terror warning: ‘Beyond anything we’ve seen’
The Obama administration insisted Thursday that the U.S. will avoid mission creep in freshly war-torn Iraq, even as its Pentagon chief warned that the Islamic… READ MORE
Military families would take a $5,000 hit in benefits with Obama budget
If President Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel get their way, a typical U.S. Army sergeant stands to lose up to $5,000 in annual benefits,… READ MORE
Proposed budget will reportedly shrink Army to pre-WWII numbers
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will reportedly propose a Pentagon budget that will shrink the U.S. Army to its smallest number since 1940 and eliminate an… READ MORE
Hagel: No budget cuts off-limits
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday said no budget cuts will be off-limits as the Pentagon looks to tighten its belt.
â€œWe need to challenge all past assumptions, and we need to put everything on the table,â€ Hagel said in his first major policy address, according to prepared remarks.
Speaking at National Defense University at Fort McNair, Hagel defended his… READ MORE
Suicide bomber kills nine Afghans in Kabul during Hagel visit
KABUL | A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Defence Ministry gate in Kabul on Saturday killing nine civilians during a visit to Afghanistan by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, underlining the insurgent threat as NATO troops prepare to leave.
Hagel was nowhere near the explosion, said a spokesman for Afghanistan’s NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). A U.S.… READ MORE
Inhofe pushes against proceeding to final up-or-down vote on Hagel
The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee is calling for Republican senators to block former Sen. Chuck Hagelâ€™s (R-Neb.) confirmation once again when… READ MORE
Senate Republicans block Hagel nomination for Defense secretary
Senate Republicans in a 58-40 vote Thursday blocked former Sen. Chuck Hagelâ€™s (R-Neb.) nomination as Defense secretary from proceeding to a final up-or-down vote.
Four… READ MORE