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Forgot Paris?

...hard to believe that collectively President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Attorney General Eric Holder ? who was actually in France that day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-13/forgot-paris
4 honored at Jimmie Dyess Symposium

...Marine. After his retirement, he served as principal director of drug enforcement policy in the office of the secretary of defense. He served as deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for reserve affairs from 2001 to 2009. He also served as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/4-honored-jimmie-dyess-sympos
Hagel out as defense chief

...was the first enlisted military member to become secretary of defense. He served in the Vietnam War and received two...was the first enlisted military member to become secretary of defense. He was an Army infantry sergeant who risked his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/hegal-out-defense-chief
Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

...director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, deputy undersecretary of defense; and two as deputy assistant secretaries of defense.One served as chairman of the board of Georgia Tech Research Corporation, and another is currently a college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/class-64-annapol
Another broken law

...all, one of his campaign promises.That's why lawmakers passed legislation in 2013 explicitly requiring the secretary of defense to notify Congress "not later than 30 days before the transfer or release" of any individual from the terrorist-detention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
Barrow, Wilson condemn swap of detainees for soldier

...on Military Personnel, also issued a statement after the House Armed Services Committee received testimony from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Department of Defense general counsel Stephen Preston."The United States must never negotiate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-11/barrow-wilson-condemn-swap-d
Despite recent scandals, military culture and leadership is positive

...fired ? not because they cheated, but because they failed to lead their subordinates to reject cheating.The secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instituted a top-down review of military leadership and culture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-23/despite-recent-s
Augusta whistle-blower still seeking resolution with VA

...to allow the VA Secretary to fire or demote senior executives based on performance, is similar to the power the Secretary of Defense has to remove military officers from command."Remember the 2007 Walter Reed Army Medical Center neglect scandal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/augusta-whistle-blower-still-
Tim Howard's impressive performance in US loss didn't go unnoticed by fans

...in 2002.Someone had fun with Howard's heroics on Wikipedia, briefly listing the star goalie as incumbent "Secretary of Defense of the United States of America." Later, the real defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, called Howard with congratulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-02/tim-howards-impressi
SC transportation chief resigns after DUI arrest

...Lexington resident retired in 2003 after 34 years in the Army. From 2001 to 2003, he was the deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs. His previous posts include commanding general of the 24th Infantry Division at Fort Riley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-31/sc-transportation-chief-