Wednesday Mar 5
The Papillion Times
Demand is growing for at-home pet euthanasia in Omaha
Chuck Hagel testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee about the painful realities of congressionally mandated budget caps that affected the $496 billion funding request.
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Wednesday Mar 5
Chuck Hagel Lunches (And Learns) From Service Members
When you want to know what's going on in an organization, especially a very large one, you talk to the people who make the place run well.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Secretary of Defense Hagel lays out plan to cut military numbers, resources
Former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel , now Secretary of Defense, has made a recommendation for drastic military budget cuts , totaling billions of dollars, according to Tracy Connor contributing author Kara Kearns in a recent NBC News article.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Daily Advance
Douglas Cohn: Balancing budget on backs of military personnel wrong
It was believed that someone who had served as an enlisted man in Vietnam would take particular care of the troops if he became secretary of Defense.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Hagel's battle plan for the budget: Take the flak
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel briefs the press regarding his recommendations to the President for the fiscal year 2015 budget at the Pentagon Feb. 24, 2014.
America rethinks its military
During World War II, U.S. Field Commander Omar Bradley was known as the "GI's General" for his quiet, unassuming demeanor and affinity for the common soldier.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Defense Secretary Declares War On Budget Control Act As Hollow Force Looms
One day after Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel disclosed details of the Obama Administration's proposed defense budget for fiscal 2015, I joined a group of analysts and journalists at the Pentagon to discuss the budget request with him.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Huffington Post
Medicaid Expansion Ads Target Nebraska As Red States Weigh Obamacare Benefits
With more red states moving toward adopting the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, a Democratic-leaning group is targeting a series of radio ads at one that could actually do it: Nebraska.
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Obama to act on Keystone in next couple of months
Imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary defended herself from the witness stand Monday, telling a Manhattan jury about a 40-year career working unwittingly alongside a historic Ponzi scheme... Imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary defended herself from the witness stand Monday, telling a Manhattan jury about a ... (more)
Hagel defense budget would shrink Army
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Sat Feb 22, 2014
Report: Nuke Test Scores Among Lowest Of Year Despite Officers Alleged Cheating
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivers remarks during Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James' ceremonial swearing in at the Pentagon on Jan. 24, 2014 in Arlington, Va.
Stars and Stripes
Nuke test scores fell flat during alleged cheating
Last summer, when dozens of nuclear missile officers allegedly cheated on exams, test scores were among the lowest of the year, according to Air Force records.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
KATV Little Rock
White House: No decision yet on Ukraine sanctions
BNSF Railway Co. said Thursday it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher safety standard for a fleet that's seen multiple major accidents.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
National Review Online
Has Anyone Seen Chuck Hagel Lately?
Then, when President Obama nominated Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense : "In the Senate, I came to admire his courage and his judgment, his willingness to speak his mind - even if it wasn't popular, even if it defied the conventional wisdom."
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Men Who Really Run the Pentagon
The new issue of CounterPunch magazine is hot off the press and it's an explosive edition, headlined by Jeffrey Blankfort's searing history of the Israeli lobby in American politics.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Members of Congress Attending the White House State Dinner
It's one hot ticket: Not just a State Dinner, but a State Dinner for the president of France, Francois Hollande.
By Albert R. HuntChuck Hagel Is Washington's Invisible Man
The big four in the cabinet look more like the big three with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel being nearly invisible.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
As the US turns against new sanctions on Iran, has the Israel lobby lost its mojo?
Kern, promptly denounced as an anti-Semite by pro-Israel campaigners, is forced to stand aside.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
AIPAC's Lost Invincibility
President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept.