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Chuck Hagel

Long hair allowed for female sailors: US Navy

3 years, 9 months ago
WASHINGTON: Female recruits to the US Navy will not have to endure short hair cuts when they start boot camp under an experiment launched by the military's top brass.

U.S. hands three militants to Pakistan

3 years, 10 months ago
KABUL/D.I. KHAN: The United States has handed to Pakistan three prisoners including a senior Taliban militant held in Afghanistan, as Washington rushes to empty its Afghan prison before losing the legal right to detain people there at the…

Obama nominates Ashton Carter for Pentagon chief

3 years, 10 months ago
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Friday nominated veteran defense expert Ashton Carter as his defense secretary, a job that will require him to tackle messy wars in the Middle East and Afghanistan and try to fend off potentially…

US Defense Secretary Hagel to resign: officials

3 years, 10 months ago
WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will resign on Monday, senior officials told reporters, as the White House faced mounting criticism over its handling of the war against the Islamic State group and the campaign in Afghanistan.

United States sends another 130 military personnel to Iraq

4 years, 2 months ago
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has sent about 130 additional military personnel to Iraq, U.S Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Tuesday, as Washington seeks to help Iraq contain the threat posed by hardline militants from the…