Chuck Hagel http://ripr.org en Sen. Reed Seeks To Preserve RI Naval And Sub Spending http://ripr.org/post/sen-reed-seeks-preserve-ri-naval-and-sub-spending <p>Sen. Jack Reed has begun reviewing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s proposed military budget. Reed is a member of the senate Armed Services Committee, which will play a role in passing legislation to enact the budget. He says he’s looking carefully for ways to balance the need to trim spending while ensuring the nation’s military can meet the new kinds of security threats it may face in the future.</p><p>For example, Reed says he hopes to maintain funding for Rhode Island-based military research.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:12:44 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 29686 at http://ripr.org Sen. Reed Seeks To Preserve RI Naval And Sub Spending Reed: the U.S. Military Needs to Intervene In Syria http://ripr.org/post/reed-us-military-needs-intervene-syria <p>Senator Jack Reed says the United States needs to send Syria a clear message that the use of chemical weapons will not be tolerated. Reed’s comments came one day after Secretary of State John Kerry said there was – quote – “undeniable” proof that the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its own citizens last week, killing hundreds of civilians.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:23:55 +0000 Flo Jonic 20749 at http://ripr.org Reed: the U.S. Military Needs to Intervene In Syria Reed Praises Hagel as Secretary of Defense http://ripr.org/post/reed-praises-hagel-secretary-defense <p>Senator Jack Reed says Chuck Hagel&nbsp; will provide outstanding leadership heading up the Pentagon. Reed says this is a critical moment for the US with national security threats and a continuing presence in Afghanistan.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:53:45 +0000 Catherine Welch 11029 at http://ripr.org Reed Praises Hagel as Secretary of Defense