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Chuck Hagel

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  • On Memorial Day, Obama urges U.S. to remember troops' sacrifice

    President Obama hailed the nation's fallen service members in a Memorial Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, in which he noted that the war in Afghanistan was winding down but not over. "Fewer Americans are making the ultimate...
  • Gay couples in military having trouble getting leave to get married

    Gay couples in military having trouble getting leave to get married
    WASHINGTON — Gays and lesbians in the military are running into widespread obstacles as they seek to take advantage of a new Obama administration policy designed to make it easier for same-sex couples in the armed services to get married. The...
  • Navy-Air Force football game is cleared to be played Saturday

    Navy-Air Force football game is cleared to be played Saturday
    The football game between Navy and Air Force in Annapolis will be played as scheduled despite the continuing shutdown of the U.S. government, Naval Academy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Wednesday night. “The secretary of defense has...
  • As far as Navy football knows, it's playing Duke on Saturday

    As far as Navy football knows, it's playing Duke on Saturday
    After beating service academy rival Air Force Saturday in Annapolis, Navy (3-1) is planning to play Duke this week, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Sunday night. The Midshipmen are scheduled to play the Blue Devils (3-2) Saturday at Wallace...
  • Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers

    Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers
    WASHINGTON -- Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it would reduce its planned layoffs to 2,400, after the Pentagon recalled most of the civilian workers it had furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. The move came...
  • Government shutdown: Charity will pay military death benefits

    Government shutdown: Charity will pay military death benefits
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and Congress scrambled Wednesday to restore full military death benefits for families to quell a growing controversy as the federal government shutdown delayed assistance even to families of those who have given their lives...
  • U.S. to partially cut aid to Egypt

    U.S. to partially cut aid to Egypt
    WASHINGTON — Three months after President Obama ordered a high-level review of U.S. aid to Egypt following a military takeover there, the White House settled on a middle ground Wednesday: maintaining key assistance for security and counter-terrorism...
  • Pentagon's No. 2 official announces he'll step down

    Pentagon's No. 2 official announces he'll step down
    WASHINGTON — Ashton Carter, the deputy Defense secretary, announced his resignation , saying “it is time for me to go” after a four-year stint at the Pentagon. Carter said in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that he had...
  • Medal of Honor recipient gets apology from defense chief over delay

    Medal of Honor recipient gets apology from defense chief over delay
    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel apologized Wednesday to Army Capt. William Swenson, the most recent Medal of Honor recipient, for mistakes that delayed Swenson's award. Hagel said mistakes were made in losing Swenson’s nomination and...
  • Ron Kaye: Getting their names on the wall

    Ron Kaye: Getting their names on the wall
    A year after graduating from Hoover High School, where he was a star pitcher who attracted attention from major league scouts, Seaman Apprentice James Kerr found himself sitting on a dock at Subic Bay, near Manila, chatting with Signalman Stephen Kraus as...
  • Israel will be first to receive V-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S.

    Israel will be first to receive V-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S.
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Thursday that it will provide six V-22 Osprey aircraft to Israel, making it the first foreign country to receive the advanced tilt-rotor planes. The planes can land and take off vertically by tilting their two...