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Travels With Hagel Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

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August 2014

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Hagel Lauds U.S.-Australia Force Posture Agreement

The new U.S.–Australia force posture agreement will advance America's ongoing strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in Sydney. Story

Hagel Discusses U.S.-Australia Force Posture Pact

A New force posture agreement between the U.S. and Australia represents a "milestone" in the relationship between the two countries, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in Sydney. Story

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Map of Hagel's Trip Germany. India. Australia. U.S.A.

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About the Secretary

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck HagelChuck 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 Defense Department. Hagel served in the U.S. Senate, representing Nebraska from 1996 to 2009. Following his Senate career, Hagel served as co-chairman of President Barack Obama's Intelligence Advisory Board and as a member of the department's Defense Policy Board. Biography

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