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Hagel Ordering Full Review Of Nuclear Force

With public trust and safety at stake, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered immediate actions Thursday to define the depth of trouble inside the nation’s nuclear force, which has been rocked by disclosures about security lapses, poor discipline, weak morale and other problems that raise questions about nuclear security.

01/23/2014

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivers remarks with Singapore's Minister for Defense Ng Eng Hen, speaking on restored budget cuts and Singapore relations during a press conference at the Pentagon on Dec. 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel Told 2 Nuke Missile Officers Removed From Duty Due To Drug Probe While Visiting Air Force’s Nuke Force

Moments before he launched a carefully planned pep talk to members of the Air Force’s nuclear missile force, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was undercut by yet another sign of trouble in their ranks: a drug probe of two missile officers.

01/10/2014

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