Obama Introduces Nominees to Head Dept. Of Defense And CIA

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, smiles as his nominee for... News PhotoArmed Forces,Barack Obama,Chuck Hagel,East Room,Former,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Nebraska,Nominee,North America,Politics,Smiling,Surveillance,Talking,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergU.S. President Barack Obama, left, smiles as his nominee for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a former Republican Senator from Nebraska, speaks during an announcement in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. 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