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Chuck Hagel, recently confirmed as the Secretary of Defense for the United States is making his first trip to Afghanistan. Hagel’s trip however did not get off to a good start on over the weekend due to a contentious speech given by Hamid Karzai the President of Afghanistan, along with a problem with security that [...]
Chuck Hagel arrived at the Pentagon on Wednesday, was sworn in and started his first day as the new Secretary of the Defense. Hagel did not arrive his first day on the job on time, as he was caught in morning traffic in Washington, D.C. and arrived 40 minute late. Hagel was greeted at the [...]
The top leaders at the Pentagon said on Thursday they favored giving weapons to the rebels fighting a brutal, bloody civil war against the government of Syria. The Pentagon’s position is directly at odds with that of the White House. Both Leon Panetta, the Secretary of Defense and General Martin Dempsey the chairman of the [...]
The pentagon is working hard on trying to free up some cash right now by cutting a lot of military command jobs. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is hoping that with this cut that people will soon start waking up and face the fact, we’re still under hard economic times. People need to spend their tax [...]