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Charles Hagel's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Jan. 8, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas
Nov. 18, 2013 Sec. Hagel Spotlights U.S. Military Readiness Crisis
Sept. 3, 2013 Message from Secretary Hagel on Suicide Prevention Month
July 27, 2013 Korean War Armistice 60th Anniversary
July 22, 2013 Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention
May 27, 2013 Memorial Day Observance
May 23, 2013 Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Agreement Among DoD, VA, IRS, SSA to Work Together to End Gridlock of VA Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Remarks Following a Roundtable Discussion on the Veterans Affairs Claims Backlog with the Senate Appropriations Committee
May 22, 2013 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Roundtable Discussion on the Veterans Affairs Claims Backlog with the Senate Appropriations Committee
May 21, 2013 DOD, VA and HHS Partner to Expand Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members and Families
April 30, 2013 Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Joining Forces Veterans' Hiring Initiative
March 29, 2013 Statement by Secretary Chuck Hagel on Vietnam Veterans Day
May 20, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
May 14, 2008 Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007
May 14, 2008 Letter to The Honorable John E. Potter, Postmaster General, Re: Issue Permanent Purple Heart Stamp
April 22, 2008 Lautenberg, Webb, Hagel, Warner Statement on G.I. Bill
Feb. 28, 2008 Press Conference with Senators Jim Webb (D-VA), John Warner (R-VA), Chuck Hagel (R-NE), and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ); Subject: GI Bill Improvements
Feb. 13, 2008 Sens. Webb, Hagel, Lautenberg & Leading Veterans' Groups Advocate Comprehensive, "21st Century GI Bill" in FY09 Budget
Nov. 5, 2007 Letter to The Honorable S. Ward Casscells, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs
July 12, 2007 Senate Passes "Wounded Warriors Act"
June 21, 2007 Hagel Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve VA Services for Blind Veterans
May 3, 2007 Hagel Introduces Veterans and Survivors Employment and Training Act
March 29, 2007 2006 Annual Report
March 28, 2007 U. S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 27, 2007 U. S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007--Continued
March 23, 2007 Senate Resolution 122--Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Construction and Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
March 22, 2007 Submitted Resolutions
March 5, 2007 Hagel Visits Walter Reed Army Medical Center
May 25, 2006 Memorial Day 2006
May 24, 2006 Remembering Soldiers and Their Families
April 26, 2006 More Funding Necessary For Veterans Medical Research Program
Feb. 28, 2006 2005 Annual Report
Nov. 8, 2005 National Veterans Awareness Week
Sept. 22, 2005 Senate Passes Military Construction Appropriations Bill
July 29, 2005 Senate Passes Legislation Honoring Purple Heart Recipients
July 1, 2005 Veterans Organizations, Worthy of a Great Society
June 24, 2005 Address to the Nebraska American Legion Annual Convention
May 27, 2005 Hagel Asks Nebraskans to Observe National Moment of Remembrance on Memorial Day
May 26, 2005 Hagel Introduces Legislation Honoring Purple Heart Recipients
May 23, 2005 Remembering Nebraska's Fallen Heroes
Jan. 1, 2005 2004 Year End Report
Dec. 7, 2004 Honoring Our Armed Forces
Sept. 20, 2004 Tribute to Congressman Donald G. Brotzman
Aug. 30, 2004 Hardball - Transcript
June 2, 2004 Dedication of the World War II Veterans Memorial
April 20, 2004 Honoring our Armed Forces
Jan. 20, 2004 Senate Fails to Pass Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Nov. 10, 2003 Celebrating Veterans Day
May 21, 2003 A Living Memorial
May 19, 2003 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Education Center Bill
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