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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

ANNAPOLIS, MD - MAY 23: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (C) greets graduates before they receive their diploma during U.S. Naval Academy graduation ceremonies, May 23, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivered the commencement address to the 1068 commissioned graduates. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hagel: New Officers Must Help Eliminate Assault

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday that new officers will be counted on to lead the fight against sexual assault, remain ethical under tough circumstances and help people in the military facing mental health issues.

05/24/2014

President Barack Obama showed his support for a move by Senate Democrats making it harder to block his nominees, citing repeated “abuse” of such tactics that are targeting his administration rather than the nominees themselves.  (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: GOP Filibusters Look to ‘Re-Fight’ Last Election, Not His Nominees

President Barack Obama showed his support for a move by Senate Democrats making it harder to block his nominees, citing repeated “abuse” of such tactics that are targeting the Obama administration rather than the nominees themselves.

11/21/2013

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the U.S. Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno salute as U.S. Army soldiers carry the flag-draped transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Army Pfc. Cody J. Patterson during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base on Oct. 9, 2013 in Dover, Del. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Charity To Pay For Military Death Benefits During Government Shutdown

The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem speaks during a press conference in Damascus on Aug. 27, 2013. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Official: Obama Administration’s Claims Assad Regime Carried Out Chemical Attack ‘Completely Wrong’

A top Syrian official is calling on the Obama administration to “produce the evidence” that the regime of President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against its own people.

08/27/2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrives to testify at a Senate Budget Committee hearing on "The President's FY2014 Defense Budget Request," on June 12, 2013 on Capitol Hill In Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel: Iran ‘Will Find A Partner’ In US If It Lives Up To Nuke Program Obligations

The United States’ military is facing a number of challenges in the coming years, from budget cuts to civil war in Syria, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday in Omaha.

06/20/2013