RMDDJPR3US Secretary Defense Chuck Hagel during a hearing on Syria before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the Senate Hart Office Building September 3, 2013 in Washington DC. During the hearing, Kerry, Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey discussed possible military intervention in response to the use of chemical weapons by Syria on their own people.
RM2A5YXHRPhotograph of United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (1946-) listening to a question from a U.S. soldier in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Dated 2013
RMD23FAWPresident Barack Obama nominates Chuck Hagel or Secretary of Defense.
RME1JXNYSecretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with foreign delegates during the North Atlantic Council meeting at the NATO Headquarter
RMD6NDXXJerusalem, Israel. 21st April, 2013. US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (R) takes part in a memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem escorted by Moshe Bogie Yaalon (2nd R), Israeli Defense Minister, Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren (3rd R) and Dan Shapiro (L), US Ambassador to Israel. Jerusalem, Israel. 21-April-2013. US Defense Secretary Charles Timothy Chuck Hagel on first visit to Israel as Pentagon Chief visits Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Hagel's visit comes one month after Pres. Obama was in Jerusalem to reassure Israelis of a US commitment to their security.
RMHEA40TU.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Association of Southeast Asian Nations defense ministers, and military leadership observe an U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey flyover during the U.S. ASEAN Defense Forum at the USS Anchorage April 2, 2014, at Ford Island, Hawaii. ASEAN nations include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)
RM2CXNAN0U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) greets two members of the US Air Force before boarding his aircraft to departing on an overseas trip at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland on December 5, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Wilson/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY)
RME9P399Washington, DC, USA. 30th Oct, 2014. US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey hold a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC Oct. 30, 2014. Credit: Yin Bogu/Xinhua/Alamy Live News
RMEA7PPAWashington, DC, US. 7th Nov, 2014. United States President Barack Obama meets with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC on Friday, November 7, 2014. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is at right. Credit: Dennis Brack/Pool via CNP - NO WIRE SERVICE - Credit: dpa picture alliance/Alamy Live News
RM2EXWNW7Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel shakes hands with a US veteran at the 70th anniversary celebration of D-Day at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on June 6, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler/Department of Defense/Sipa USA)
RMJN337NUnited States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (2R) stands in the Oval Office while U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, at the White House on March 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The two discussed strategic and economic issues in advance of October's East Asia summit and US-ASEAN summit in Brunei. .Credit: Drew Angerer / Pool via CNP
RM2DDEXW7United States President Barack Obama (C) delivers a statement on the legislation he sent to Congress to authorize the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIL, while US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Secretary of States John Kerry (2R) and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (R) listen, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, DC on February 11, 2015. Credit: Aude Guerrucci / Pool via CNP /MediaPunch
RM2DYRTGAUS Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (R) stands with China's Minister of National Defense Gen. Chang Wanquan at a news conference at the Pentagon August 19, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACAPRESS.COM