Obama Introduces Nominees to Head Dept. Of Defense And CIA


Chuck Hagel, a former Republican Senator from Nebraska, speaks during... News PhotoArmed Forces,Chuck Hagel,East Room,Former,Government,International Landmark,Nebraska,Nomination,Nominee,North America,Politics,Secretary of Defense,Surveillance,Talking,The Americas,The Media,USA,Vertical,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergChuck Hagel, a former Republican Senator from Nebraska, speaks during the announcement of his nomination for Secretary of Defense, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama sees in Hagel a new Pentagon chief who, as a decorated Vietnam War veteran, can stand up to generals at a tight budgetary time and shares his doubts about open-ended military commitments. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images