Defense Secretary

Biden officially nominates Lloyd Austin for Defense Secretary

Biden officially nominates Lloyd Austin for Defense Secretary

If confirmed, Austin will be the nation’s first Black Defense Secretary.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2020, 11:34 PM
Report: Biden to name Lloyd Austin as Defense Secretary

Report: Biden to name Lloyd Austin as Defense Secretary

Sources say Biden has chosen retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as his Defense Secretary and could announce the nomination on Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2020, 2:08 AM
Senate confirms Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate votes to confirm Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, by majority of 90 to 8.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2019, 12:01 AM
Trump nominates Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Trump nominates Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

US President asks Senate to confirm Mark Esper as successor to Jim Mattis.Ben Ariel, 7/15/2019, 11:14 PM
Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

By a vote of 93 to five, Senate confirms President Obama's nominee to replace Chuck Hagel.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2015, 1:14 AM
Obama Names Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Obama Names Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

President Obama names Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as defense secretary.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/5/2014, 9:42 PM
Hagel: I Had No Major Differences with Obama

Hagel: I Had No Major Differences with Obama

Outgoing Defense Secretary denies that differences with President Barack Obama led to his resignation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2014, 6:16 AM
Obama to Nominate Ashton Carter to Replace Hagel

Obama to Nominate Ashton Carter to Replace Hagel

President Barack Obama reportedly poised to nominate Ashton Carter as next Defense Secretary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2014, 4:12 AM
Potential Replacement for Hagel Bows Out

Potential Replacement for Hagel Bows Out

Michèle Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy, takes herself out of running to replace Chuck Hagel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2014, 3:15 AM
AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel

AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel

The American Jewish Committee is calling for “further Senate deliberation” on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/17/2013, 1:57 PM
'Hagel: State Department Controlled by Israel'

'Hagel: State Department Controlled by Israel'

New reports indicate that Hagel failed to disclose damning speeches he delivered to groups known for anti-Israel bias. Annie Lubin, 2/14/2013, 10:27 PM
White House Raises Stakes in Hagel Confirmation

White House Raises Stakes in Hagel Confirmation

Democrats in the Senate are unsure they have the votes to overcome an almost unprecedented Republican filibuster in Hagel confirmation.Annie Lubin, 2/14/2013, 8:58 PM
Senate to Vote Tuesday on Hagel Nomination

Senate to Vote Tuesday on Hagel Nomination

The Senate Armed Services Committee will meet Tuesday to consider the nomination of Chuck Hagel as US defense secretary , 2/11/2013, 9:24 PM