Former Senator Chuck Hagel confirmed as the next Secretary of Defense

Moments ago, the Senate confirmed Chuck Hagel as the next Secretary of Defense by a vote of 58 to 41. The former senator from Nebraska assumes the helm of a department headed toward a turbulent future. These include, budget challenges (near and long term), mission pivot toward the Pacific rim, and the strategic outlook toward future crisis and conflicts. In addition to operational challenges, this SECDEF will likely be forced to address numerous personel policy issues.

Thanks, Doc

John R. “Doc” McCauslin, CMSgt (Ret)
Chief Executive Officer
Air Force Sergeants Association
www.hqafsa.org 301.899.3500

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