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secretary of defense

  • n  the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department
  • n  the position of the head of the Department of Defense
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  • Couple find calling in bringing smiles to others
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Judy Kopff needs three hours to become a clown. There is the Marine Corps-inspired uniform that she assembles — nothing like the serious pantsuits she wore during her years as a chief of staff in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
    June 15, 2013 - Washington Examiner
  • Blumenauer Demands Defense Department Clean Up the Willamette River — VIDEO
    As negotiations over the Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup slog along , U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) keeps pushing for more money from what he says is one of the Williamette River's bigger polluters: the Pentagon. At a House Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday, Blumenauer grilled U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the defense department's role in making the Portland Harbor ...
    June 14, 2013 - Willamette Week
  • Hagel: Department of Defense Budget Needs Flexibility
    By Christine Scalora - Balancing threats abroad and balancing the checkbook at home requires flexibility, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
    June 14, 2013 - Kansas City InfoZine

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