hagel http://kios.org en Defense Sec. Hagel visits Offutt Air Force Base http://kios.org/post/defense-sec-hagel-visits-offutt-air-force-base <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signaled that U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt AFB is safe from base closings the Defense Department might consider.</span> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:26:13 +0000 Associated Press 31839 at http://kios.org Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech http://kios.org/post/sec-hagel-talks-cyber-threats-iran-syria-sequester-during-omaha-speech <p>Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says cyber attacks are a growing threat to U.S. interests. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:46:50 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 31814 at http://kios.org Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returns to Nebraska for speeches at UNO, STRATCOM http://kios.org/post/defense-secretary-chuck-hagel-returns-nebraska-speeches-uno-stratcom <p>Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is set to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha today and at Offutt Air Force Base tomorrow. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:02:39 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 31751 at http://kios.org Hagel sworn-in as Secretary of Defense, with sequester looming http://kios.org/post/hagel-sworn-secretary-defense-sequester-looming <p>A Nebraska native, UNO graduate and Vietnam War veteran is now the U.S. Secretary of Defense, and he comes in to the position at a time when the Defense Department faces major budget cuts. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:08:51 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 26411 at http://kios.org Hagel sworn-in as Secretary of Defense, with sequester looming Former Sen. Chuck Hagel confirmed as Secretary of Defense http://kios.org/post/former-sen-chuck-hagel-confirmed-secretary-defense <p>Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel will be the next Secretary of Defense. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 22:18:25 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 26369 at http://kios.org One of Nebraska's U.S. Senators to vote no on Hagel confirmation http://kios.org/post/one-nebraskas-us-senators-vote-no-hagel-confirmation <div><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Nebraska Republican Sen. Deb Fischer says she will vote against Chuck Hagel to be the next defense secretary. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:28:39 +0000 Associated Press 25495 at http://kios.org Hagel questioned about Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Defense budget http://kios.org/post/hagel-questioned-about-iran-iraq-afghanistan-defense-budget <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is tangling with Chuck Hagel over his past statements about the Iraq war. The Arizona Republican says that his dissatisfaction Hagel's answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former Republican senator who is President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense.</span> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:43:17 +0000 Associated Press 25164 at http://kios.org