111Apr 3, 2014
Secretary Chuck Hagel on Fort Hood Shooting
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made a statement about the shooting by a U.S. soldier at Fort Hood, Texas, on April 2, 2014. Four people died in the attack and sixteen others were injured. He ...
342Mar 31, 2014
Defense Department News Conference
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of military related issues. In opening remarks, he announced the department’s efforts for improving the ...
688Mar 26, 2014
Defense Department Briefing on Russian Intervention in Ukraine
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond spoke to reporters following a meeting that focused primarily on Russia’s intervention on ...
179Mar 19, 2014
Defense Department Ceremony for Medal of Honor Recipients
The Department of Defense held a ceremony in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes for 24 Army veterans who received the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in ...
1,192Mar 6, 2014
Defense Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey, and Defense Undersecretary Robert Hale testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2015 defense ...
1,381Mar 5, 2014
Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Authorization
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2015 defense budget request.
576Feb 7, 2014
Secretary Hagel on Defense Department Issues
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues, including a growing list of scandals in the armed forces, the use of drones in Afghanistan, and the role ...
328Jan 24, 2014
U.S.-France Military Relations
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Frech Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian held a joint press conference and answered questions about topics including, cooperation in Africa missions, ...
645Dec 19, 2013
Secretary Hagel on Defense Department Budget
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey held a press briefing. Following remarks they answered reporter’s questions. Secretary Hagel ...
222Dec 12, 2013
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen briefed reporters and answered questions. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that the recently announced budget deal ...
741Dec 4, 2013
Defense Department Issues
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey briefed reporters on a number of issues. They announced restructuring efforts and a 20 percent Defense ...
528Nov 5, 2013
National Security Challenges
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' fourth annual Global Security Forum. He talked about the use of drones and the ...
250Oct 31, 2013
Defense Policy Remarks
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League centennial meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. He urged the National Guard in all states ...
133Oct 28, 2013
U.S.-New Zealand Relations
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel held a joint news conference with the Defense Minister of New Zeland Jonathan Coleman. Topics included National Security Agency spying on U.S. allies and ...
461Oct 17, 2013
Secretary Hagel on Defense Department Budget
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel held a press briefing about the re-opening of the federal government, sequestration budget cuts, and the upcoming conference committee on a fiscal year 2014 ...
1,149Sep 22, 2013
Washington Navy Yard Shooting Memorial Service
President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the September 16, 2013, shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. President and Mrs. Obama also spoke with members of the ...
243Sep 18, 2013
Military Base Security and Syria
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a series of reviews of military installation security and security clearance procedures in response to the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard shootings. He and ...
287Sep 17, 2013
Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard.
110Sep 11, 2013
September 11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Pentagon Opening Remarks
A private remembrance ceremony was held for the family members of the 184 people killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon. The ceremony was held at the Pentagon ...
739Sep 10, 2013
Use of Military Force in Syria
Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey testified about the Obama administration’s request for authorization for the use of force in Syria in ...
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