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Chuck Hagel

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  • Two officers at nuclear missile site targeted in drug investigation

    WASHINGTON — Two Air Force officers overseeing nuclear-armed missiles at a Montana air base are being investigated for involvement in illegal drugs, the latest in a string of misconduct cases involving officers who look after the nation's atomic...
  • Pentagon cuts civilian furlough days

    Pentagon cuts civilian furlough days
    The Pentagon on Tuesday cut the number of furlough days for 650,000 Defense Department civilians from 11 to six — a welcome surprise for workers who have been saddled with a 20 percent pay cut since early July. But defense officials and some...
  • Foley takes over as Fort Meade commander

    Foley takes over as Fort Meade commander
    Col. Brian P. Foley assumed command of Fort Meade during a ceremony Thursday morning. Foley, the 84th commander of the Army base in Anne Arundel County, succeeds Col. Edward C. Rothstein, who is retiring after 30 years in the military, the last two as...
  • Key Republican drops opposition to EPA nominee

    Key Republican drops opposition to EPA nominee
    WASHINGTON – A key Republican senator has dropped his objection to Gina McCarthy’s confirmation to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, potentially clearing her path as Republicans seek to head off Democratic efforts to change Senate...
  • Reid sets stage for showdown over use of filibuster

    WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, claiming Republicans have engaged in unprecedented obstruction of presidential nominations, signaled Thursday that he would proceed with long-threatened changes to Senate rules to limit use of the...
  • Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman

    Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman
    The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday. The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
  • Hagel, NATO counterparts to discuss possible training role in Libya

    Hagel, NATO counterparts to discuss possible training role in Libya
    BRUSSELS — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to consult with his European counterparts this week about a possible North Atlantic Treaty Organization role training Libyan security forces as he attends his first meeting of the alliance&...
  • 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...
  • Air Force sex-assault chief arrested on sexual battery charges

    Air Force sex-assault chief arrested on sexual battery charges
    The man leading a U.S. Air Force program responsible for preventing sexual assault has been arrested on suspicion of drunkenly groping a woman in an Arlington, Va., parking lot, officials said Monday. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 41 -- shown with several...
  • U.S. lawmakers call for action on Syria's chemical weapons

    U.S. lawmakers call for action on Syria's chemical weapons
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers quickly called for action after the White House informed members of Congress on Thursday that American intelligence agencies now believe the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against rebels trying to topple President...
  • Germany, Italy to join U.S. in Afghanistan after 2014

    BRUSSELS — Germany and Italy have committed to join the United States in helping to train Afghan troops after combat operations cease at the end of next year, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday. Absent from the announcement was...