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Chuck Hagel Sequestration

Hagel Offers Troops Rare Hope On Defense Budget

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday offered troops a rare glimmer of hope on the department's financia...

Hagel: Pentagon Staff Cuts Will Save At Least $1 Billion

AP | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years. At a P...

Amanda Terkel

Army Chief Of Staff Says Sequestration May Mean More Military Casualties

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno on Monday issued a dire warning about sequestration, saying that unless Congress replaces the across-the...

More Americans Say Sequester Has Hurt, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

Nearly five months after Congress missed its March 1 deadline to avoid $85 billion in across-the-board budget cuts, a new poll finds that more America...

Amanda Terkel

Chuck Hagel: Sequestration Damaging To Military Readiness

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sequestration will quietly chip away at the military's readiness capabilities, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel argued on Monday, urging me...

Amanda Terkel

Sequestration Concerns Follow Chuck Hagel Around The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wherever Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel goes these days, one topic keeps coming up: sequestration. Hagel went to Fort Bragg, N.C., on...

At Least One Thing Is Safe From Budget Cuts

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel lamented $46 billion in automatic defense budget cuts as "abrupt and arbitrary" but expressed confide...