6:46 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says cyber attacks are a growing threat to U.S. interests.

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8:02 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returns to Nebraska for speeches at UNO, STRATCOM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is set to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha today and at Offutt Air Force Base tomorrow.

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4:35 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Federal budget cuts force cancellation of Offutt air show

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The annual air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha has been canceled because of federal budget cuts.

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1:37 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Stratcom Commander: sequester could hurt mission, operations

The leader of U.S. Strategic Command says the Defense Department’s share of the $85 billion in spending cuts could eventually impact operations.

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7:51 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Senate committee approves Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary.

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10:43 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Hagel questioned about Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Defense budget

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.

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9:38 am
Tue January 15, 2013

NY Sen. Schumer backing Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Senate Democrat says he will back President Barack Obama's choice of Chuck Hagel for the top job at the Pentagon.

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12:49 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel chosen as Secretary of Defense nominee

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraska GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.

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12:31 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Funeral services set for western Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Services have been scheduled for a western Iowa soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

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2:18 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Nothing suspicious found in package left at Offutt Air Force Base gate

The Capehart gate to STRATCOM at Offutt Air Force Base has reopened following a report earlier Friday of a suspicious package.

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