The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the
Department of Defense, an Executive Department of the Government of the ...
Chuck Hagel was sworn in as the 24th Secretary of Defense on February 27,
2013 becoming the first enlisted combat veteran to lead the Department of
The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is the principal staff element of the
Secretary of Defense in the exercise of policy development, planning, resource ...
Chuck Hagel took the oath of office to serve as the 24th defense secretary at the
Pentagon, Feb. 27, 2013, becoming the first enlisted combat veteran to lead the ...
Nov 26, 2014 ... The Defense Secretary job opening is emerging as a thanks-but-no-thanks
opportunity, as some of the top potential prospects have already ...
Dec 5, 2014 ... Ashton Carter expected to be nominated as defense secretary. President Obama
on Friday announced former Pentagon official Ashton Carter ...
Dec 5, 2014 ... FILE: Ashton Carter Expected To Be Nominated For U.S. Defense Secretary
President Obama is expected to tap the veteran Pentagon official ...
Dec 2, 2014 ... Ashton Carter, the former second-in-command at the Pentagon, appears to be
the top choice to replace outgoing Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Dec 5, 2014 ... Carter, a former No. 2 at the Pentagon, would succeed Chuck Hagel. If confirmed,
he will be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.
http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/nightly-news/chuck-hagel-s... - 15 hours ago
The White House and the Pentagon say Hagel offered to resign, but senior
defense officials tell NBC News he was forced out.