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Chuck Hagel

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  • Years of war leave veterans facing unfamiliar challenge: the civilian workforce

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Sgt Maj. Chris Fletcher was a teenager the last time he had a civilian job. The Peachtree City, Ga., native, now 40, flipped burgers at McDonald's. He worked as a busboy at a convention center. And he was a clerk at a convenience store....
  • Fort Hood shootings could be a sign of wars' toll

    WASHINGTON For years after the 9/11 attacks, Americans worried about fundamentalist Islamic cells infiltrating the homeland and radical jihadists hiding in their midst. The latest mass shooting at a U.S. military base and the second in less than five...
  • Fort Hood soldier kills three, wounds 16 before taking own life

    Fort Hood soldier kills three, wounds 16 before taking own life
    A U.S. soldier with mental health issues shot dead three people and injured at least 16 on Wednesday before taking his own life at an Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of another deadly rampage in 2009, U.S. military officials said. The soldier,...
  • Narrowed smoker discounts still seen as unhealthy

    Whether bases should "continue to sell tobacco is something we need to look at and we are," said Hagel. "We owe it to our people. The health care costs are astounding, well over a billion dollars just in the Department of Defense on tobacco-related...
  • 'Verbal altercation' may have led to Fort Hood rampage: Army

    'Verbal altercation' may have led to Fort Hood rampage: Army
    The suspected gunman at Fort Hood in Texas argued heatedly with fellow soldiers before going on a shooting spree that left three dead and 16 injured at the sprawling U.S. Army base, a military investigator said on Friday. Ivan Lopez, a 34-year-old...
  • Don't risk the mission in Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, April 4: Saturday, the Afghan people will elect a new president likely in the face of widespread intimidation and violence. The Taliban recently launched a string of attacks on...
  • John Warner visits his submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding | With Videos

    John Warner visits his submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Videos</b></span>
    — Former senator John Warner returned to Newport News Shipbuilding Thursday to visit the submarine named in his honor, offering praise for shipbuilders and advice for the current crop of lawmakers who find it hard to compromise.. To shipbuilders:...
  • Hagel: Talk about 'zero option' in Afghanistan is a negative for U.S.

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he wishes that unnamed White House aides would stop suggesting that it would be OK for the United States to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan. He said he worries about a resurgence of old-fashioned nationalism...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather
    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...
  • Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains

    Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains
    Bethany Glenn never met her grandfather, John C. England, a 20-year-old Navy ensign from Alhambra who perished in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But 73 years after that day of infamy, Glenn has made it her mission to recover the remains of...
  • Hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight intensifies

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –- The hunt for debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 intensified Saturday as Australian officials deployed additional aircraft and spotters to comb a wider expanse of waters in a remote and treacherous part of the south...
  • Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia airliner comes up empty again

    Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia airliner comes up empty again
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Despite better weather conditions Friday and the use of some of the world's most advanced surveillance aircraft, an Australian-led search operation came up empty on its second day of scouring the south Indian Ocean for possible...