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More than 7 decades after Pearl Harbor, remains from USS Oklahoma could be ID'd with new tests

...Last month, however, the Department of Defense pulled rank and said the disinterments would proceed."The secretary of defense and I will work tirelessly to ensure your loved one's remains will be recovered, identified, and returned to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/more-7-decades-after-pearl-harbor-r
New commander this week for Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District

...Military Academy where he was also an instructor and assistant professor. He recently completed a fellowship with the Secretary of Defense.The change-of-command ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Savannah.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/new-commander-week-army-corp
What Is It?

...Whiz Kids,' including Robert McNamara, were hired to help save Ford. Yes, the same McNamara who was to become secretary of defense during Vietnam."MARTINEZ: Leslie C. Rhodes: "I had a '50, the first car I owned. It was a yellow convertible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-22/what-it
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
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
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
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