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Chuck Hagel

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  • 2 nuke launch officers face illegal drug charges

    Two more Air Force nuclear missile launch officers have been charged with illegal drug use in cases stemming from an investigation that led to the disclosure last year of a separate exam-cheating scandal, the Air Force said Friday. 1st Lt. Michael Alonso...
  • Stage not yet set for resumption of Guantanamo detainee releases

    MIAMI While some in the Obama administration are eager to resume transfers of detainees at Guantanamo this summer, none of the mechanisms are yet in place to move even one of the 122 captives now held at the detention center in southeast Cuba, U.S....
  • Officials: Ex-Pentagon spokesman to move to State Department

    Former Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby will retire from the military and move to the State Department to be that agency's new public face, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Secretary of State John Kerry tapped Kirby to be the department's...
  • Iran framework could yield Middle East nuclear proliferation

    A robust national discussion on the recently presented framework regarding the Iranian nuclear program is critical and congressional review is essential. First, we need to be clear: There is no nuclear agreement with Iran. We are told a framework exists...
  • Al-Qaida taking advantage of Yemen turmoil, US defense chiefs say

    WASHINGTON The top U.S. defense officials acknowledged Thursday that al-Qaida militants in Yemen who threaten the United States are taking advantage of turmoil there exacerbated by Saudi-led airstrikes that Washington supports. At a Pentagon news...
  • Hillary Clinton's vulnerability: Iraq

    Hillary Clinton's vulnerability: Iraq
    As the 2016 Republican presidential aspirants assess the best way to confront Hillary Clinton as the Democratic front runner, a Republican-turned-Democrat, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, thinks he's found her weak spot, and may take her on for the...
  • Probing Hillary's vulnerability

    WASHINGTON -- As the 2016 Republican presidential aspirants assess the best way to confront Hillary Clinton as the Democratic frontrunner, a Republican-turned-Democrat, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, thinks he's found her weak spot, and may take her on...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, April 6, the 96th day of 2015. There are 269 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 6, 1965, the United States launched Intelsat I, also known as the "Early Bird" communications satellite, into geosynchronous...
  • Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care

    Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care
    The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct...
  • New Pentagon head Ashton Carter sets priorities

    Ashton Carter was sworn in as the secretary of defense this week, taking the reins of Pentagon leadership from former Secretary Chuck Hagel. On Tuesday, he issued a message to the Department of Defense employees outlining his top priorities: protecting...
  • Rear Adm. John Kirby to step down as Pentagon spokesman

    Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon spokesman and public face of the U.S. military for more than a year, is stepping down at the request of the new Defense secretary, Ashton Carter. Carter, who was sworn in on Tuesday, plans to bring in a civilian to...