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Decision disgraceful

...birth-mother-to-be.I know that I am putting a target on my back, but, I have seen worse maladies than this. Former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara, filthy-mouthed hippies and students tried to destroy our way of life in the 1960s. Some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-16/decision-disgraceful
Hagel out as defense chief

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack...in Iraq. After Obama nominated him to succeed Leon Panetta as Defense Secretary in his second term, Hagel struggled through a disastrous confirmation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/hegal-out-defense-chief
Proposed budget cuts could cost Fort Gordon commissary customers

...families in the Augusta area, such as the Andersons, could soon see a steady rise in prices if they shop on post.Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced major cuts in his department's 2015 budget last week that would cut the $1.4 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-06/proposed-budget-cuts-could-co
His name is Peter

...the killing as ISIS' latest "act of pure evil," referred to Kassig by his adopted name, "Abdul-Rahman." Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's statement called him "Abdul-Rahman a.k.a. Peter Kassig."Many major media outlets followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-18/his-name-peter
Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

...valor, you made us proud, and your service is with us for eternity," Obama told the audience, which included Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ? himself a Vietnam veteran ? and others who received the Medal of Honor after coming home from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-15/decades-later-vietnam-so
A whistle blown too late

...politics who previously served in the Clinton administration. He was Obama's CIA chief from 2009 to 2011 and his defense secretary from 2011 to 2013.But he, like the others, sat on their behind-the-curtain tales until it was too late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-11/whistle-blown-too-lat
Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

...campaign, because that's simply not how ISIL is organized, but it will be a persistent and sustainable campaign."Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that the plan "includes targeted actions against ISIL safe havens in Syria, including its command...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-09-22/pentagon-us-partners-begin-ai
Ex-Pentagon chief Gates: Budget must be smarter

...the overall size of the country's forces, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday.Instead of reducing the...director of the Central Intelligence Agency became defense secretary in 2006 under President George W. Bush and continued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-10/ex-pentagon-chief-gates-budge
Defense secretary: More base closures needed

...ranks and more base closings, Defense Secretary William Cohen said Monday...in the private sector. The defense secretary also got the backing of the...includes a provision allowing the defense secretary to waive the requirement. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/11/met_217340.shtml
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Defense secretary declares need for closings

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. Ä Defense Secretary William Cohen watched Marine recruits shimmy down ropes and...Cohen, who served 24 years in Congress before becoming defense secretary this year, said he will try to convince former colleagues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/05/met_214204.shtml
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