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February 2014

Hagel Visits Brussels to Attend NATO Defense Ministers Meetings


U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting Brussels, where he is scheduled to participate in a two-day meeting of NATO defense ministers to discuss topics including Afghanistan and the Ukraine, defense capabilities and capacity building, cyber defense and maritime security.

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Hagel Highlights NATO Capabilities, ISAF, Ukraine

Over two days of meetings, discussions among NATO defense ministers focused on future alliance capabilities, the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan and NATO's defense relationship with Ukraine, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in his closing remarks. Story

Secretary Meets With Defense Ministers of Spain, Italy, Denmark

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with defense ministers from Spain, Italy and Denmark on the sidelines of the two-day NATO defense ministers conference, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. Story

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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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