Pentagon http://ripr.org en 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