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Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Ft. Hood

...man opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, leaving 13 people dead, including the gunman. After that shooting, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the Pentagon to review security at all U.S. defense installations worldwide and examine the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-03/gunman-kills-3-wounds-16-ft-
Augusta whistle-blower still seeking resolution with VA

...Medical Center neglect scandal?" Miller said in the legislation's defense. "One of the first things former Defense Secretary (Robert) Gates did was fire the hospital's commander, the Army's surgeon general and the secretary of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/augusta-whistle-blower-still-
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
Chinese satellites see possible floating plane parts

...for undersea surveillance equipment to help in the search, said Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel promised to assess the availability of the technology and its usefulness in the search, Kirby said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-22/chinese-report-missing-plane
Olympians Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland win snowboardcross gold in Winter X Games

...athletes and spectators. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Feb. 7, and U.S. officials are already in Sochi.Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that he and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have talked to their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-24/olympians-lindsey-jacobe
Cyber growth could offset Army cuts at Fort Gordon

...The reduced levels would bring the Army to its lowest enrollment since 1940.In an afternoon news conference, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the move was necessary "to protect critical capabilities like Special Operations Forces and cyber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-24/cyber-growth-could-offset-arm
Nations scramble for position in the melting Arctic; US racing to catch up, but far from lead

...develop a plan to implement the U.S. strategy for the Arctic that President Obama unveiled seven months ago.Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel rolled out the Pentagon's Arctic blueprint last month, joining the Coast Guard and other government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-01/nations-scramble-position-
Catholic Mass dodges shutdown at Fort Gordon

...some places to attend Mass.That led the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a resolution last week calling on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow religious services on bases during the government shutdown."There's no immediate crisis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-10-09/catholic-mass-dodges-shu
Furloughed workers return to Fort Gordon

...Virtually all employees in the Fort Gordon Garrison and Army Signal Center of Excellence returned to work Monday after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced he would recall many of the 400,000 civilians furloughed during the government shutdown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-07/furloughed-workers-return-for
Massacre at Washington Navy Yard raises questions about Fort Gordon security

...security posture, and we make adjustments as circumstances warrant."Mathews' comments came as President Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered a review of physical security at all federal agencies and military installations after investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-17/massacre-washington-navy-yard