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'No Room for Error,' Hagel Tells Troops

The nation depends on the professionalism of service members like the airmen of the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Defense Secretary Hagel said during a visit to the base. Story

Hagel Visits Defense Nuclear Facilities in New Mexico

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he was impressed with what he saw at an Air Force base on the northern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert, where two facilities represent a large and historic part of the nation's nuclear weapons expertise. Story

Secretary Thanks Warriors, Staff at Medical Center

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made his first official visit to Brooke Army Medical Center Wednesday. Hagel was welcomed by BAMC Commander Col. Kyle Campbell and Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Pumphrey at San Antonio Military Medical Center followed by a meet-and-greet with wounded warriors service and staff. Story

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Map of Hagel's Trip

Map of Hagel's Trip

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About the Secretary

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck HagelChuck Hagel took the oath of office to serve as the 24th defense secretary at the Pentagon, Feb. 27, 2013, becoming the first enlisted combat veteran to lead the Defense Department. Hagel served in the U.S. Senate, representing Nebraska from 1996 to 2009. Following his Senate career, Hagel served as co-chairman of President Barack Obama's Intelligence Advisory Board and as a member of the department's Defense Policy Board. Biography

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