Why Did Chuck Hagel Have to Go?

President Obama professed today strong appreciation for the service of his third Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel. But if he was so appreciative, why exactly is Secretary Hagel about to be former Secretary Hagel?Rumors are swirling as to whether Mr.

Why Did Chuck Hagel Have to Go?

Pentagon: US Soldier Cleared After Showing Ebola Symptoms

An American soldier has been cleared after he was closely monitored by the military for showing symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus upon his return on Tuesday from the U.S. mission in West Africa, according to the Pentagon. “He tested negative

Pentagon: US Soldier Cleared After Showing Ebola Symptoms

Hagel: 'I Think We Are Seeing a New World Order'

Wednesday at the Aspen Institute’s “Washington Ideas Forum,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said we are living through, “historic, defining times,” that will result in a, “new world order.” When questioned about the ongoing global chaos by the national correspondent for The

Hagel: 'I Think We Are Seeing a New World Order'

Hagel: Climate Change Could Increase Terrorism

On Monday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined for the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas how the Pentagon plans to address “climate change” issues that could plague the military. Hagel asserted that warmer climates, oceans rising, and other weather crises

Hagel: Climate Change Could Increase Terrorism

U.S. to Deliver 10 Apache Helicopters to Egypt

(Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo’s counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said.The United States originally

U.S. to Deliver 10 Apache Helicopters to Egypt

US Says Far Fewer Iraqi Refugees on Mount Sinjar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Far fewer refugees remain on Iraq’s Sinjar Mountain and a U.S.-led rescue mission is far less likely, U.S. officials said Wednesday night.A team of U.S. military personnel assessed the situation and reported that only several thousand refuges

US Says Far Fewer Iraqi Refugees on Mount Sinjar

US Signs $11 Billion Weapons Deal with Muslim Brotherhood-Friendly Qatar

This week, the United States signed a massive armaments agreement with the government of Qatar to sell Apache helicopters, advanced Patriot surface-to-air (SAM), and Javelin handheld ground-to-air defense systems to Doha. Apache Helicopter        Patriot Missile                       Javelin The arms deal

US Signs $11 Billion Weapons Deal with Muslim Brotherhood-Friendly Qatar

Obama Admin Orders US Aircraft Carrier to Persian Gulf

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered an aircraft carrier — the USS George H.W. Bush — to move from the northern Arabian Sea to the Persian Gulf as President Barack Obama considers possible military options for Iraq.Hagel’s

Obama Admin Orders US Aircraft Carrier to Persian Gulf

Hagel: Prisoner Exchanges Don't Come with How-to Manuals

Tuesday testifying before the House Armed Service Committee, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel offered a full-throated defense of the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Hagel: Prisoner Exchanges Don't Come with How-to Manuals

New White House Spin: Bergdahl Swap Was Chuck Hagel's Call

On May 31,  Obama triumphantly announced the recovery of Bowe Bergdahl, expecting accolades from a grateful nation because *ahem- ahem* “the United States of America does not ever leave our men and women in uniform behind.”That Rose Garden announcement –