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Charles Hagel's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' T. Hagel
Office: U.S. Secretary of Defense, Republican
First Appointed: 01/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lilibet; 2 Children: Allyn, Ziller
Birth Date: 10/04/1946
Birth Place: North Platte, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Overseas Contingency Operations Budget Request
July 11, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event, Fort Rucker, Alabama
July 11, 2014 Joint Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel and Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera in the Pentagon Briefing Room
July 10, 2014 Media Availability with Secretary Hagel at Eglin AFB, Florida
July 10, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
July 9, 2014 Press Briefing at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia
July 9, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Defense Budget Request
June 17, 2014 Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Transfer of Guatanamo Detainees
June 5, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel on the Pier with Minister Dusa in Constanta, Romania
June 4, 2014 Press Conference by Secretary Hagel at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
June 1, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at Bagram Air Force Base, Afghanistan
May 31, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at Plenary Session at International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue
May 29, 2014 Media Availability with Secretary Hagel Enroute to Singapore
May 28, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel During a Troop Event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
May 22, 2014 PBS "Charlie Rose" - Transcript - Department of Veterans' Affairs Scandal, Crimean Crisis, Middle East Peace Process, and Nigeria Kidnappings
May 16, 2014 Presenter: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
May 15, 2014 Presenter: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel; Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
May 15, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel and Minister Ya'alon at a Troop Event at Hatzor Air Force Base
May 14, 2014 Introductory Remarks at the U.S.-GCC Defense Dialogue
May 13, 2014 Media Availability with Secretary Hagel En Route to Saudi Arabia
May 6, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago, Illinois
May 6, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Town Hall with Recruit Training Command School Student Instructors at Naval Station Great Lakes, North Chicago, Illinois
May 5, 2014 U.S. Transportation Command Change of Command
May 2, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at the Woodrow Wilson International Center Forum on NATO Expansion and European Security, Washington, D.C.
April 30, 2014 Statement by Secretary of Defense Hagel on the Confirmation of Robert Work
April 30, 2014 Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Award
April 28, 2014 Statement by Secretary of Defense Hagel on British Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan
April 28, 2014 Human Goals Charter Signing Ceremony
April 17, 2014 Department of Defense Press Briefing with Secretary Hagel and Minister Siemoniak in the Pentagon Briefing Room
April 16, 2014 Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Republic of Korea National Assembly's Ratification of a New Special Measures Agreement
April 8, 2014 PLA National Defense University
April 8, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel in a Question-And-Answer Session at the People's Liberation Army National Defense University, Beijing, China
April 6, 2014 Joint Press Conference with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera
April 5, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event at Yokota Air Base, Japan
March 28, 2014 Statement by Secretary of Defense Hagel on the Passing of Former Secretary Schlesinger
March 26, 2014 Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel and Secretary Hammond in the Pentagon Briefing Room
March 18, 2014 Presenters: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Principal Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre, Admiral John Richardson and Dr. Paul Stockton
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Budget Request
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Budget Request
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Budget Request
March 4, 2014 Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Release of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review
Feb. 27, 2014 Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
Feb. 25, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event at Fort Eustis, Virginia
Feb. 25, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia
Feb. 24, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel and Gen. Dempsey on the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Preview in the Pentagon Briefing Room
Feb. 18, 2014 Moderated Discussion with Secretary Hagel at Beth El Synagogue
Feb. 7, 2014 Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel in the Pentagon Briefing Room
Jan. 30, 2014 Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel en route to Poland
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