Hagel swears in as defense chief after bruising confirmation battle
WASHINGTON | Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:44am EST. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chuck Hagel, a decorated Vietnam veteran, swore in as the defense secretary at a small, closed-door ceremony on Wednesday, after a bruising confirmation battle in the Senate.
Chuck Hagel Sworn in as Defense Secretary
Hagel sworn in as defense secretary
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