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