Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Defense Secretary Speaks With Bergdahl’s Family
A senior defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The official says the call on Wednesday lasted for about 10 minutes. Hagel wished the family well and told them the Defense Department will continue to support the soldier's…
Pentagon: 20,000 Russian Troops In Ukraine
The Pentagon estimates there are now about 20,000 Russian troops in Ukraine, as additional forces have gone into the country over the last week.
 
    Rear Adm. John Kirby says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Ukraine Defense Minister Ihor Tenyuh on Friday...
New York Senator Wants Info On Sexual Assaults On Military Bases
A U.S. senator is pressing the Pentagon to turn over detailed information about sexual assault cases at major U.S. bases following an Associated Press investigation into the military's handling of sex crimes in Japan.
 
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wants case information from Fort Hood in T…