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- Chuck Hagel Was US Secretary of Defense from 2013 to 2015. Before that, he served two terms in the US Senate as a Republican representing the state of Nebraska, and he's a decorated Vietnam war veteran
- Michael Donley Was Secretary of the Air Force from 2008 to 2013. He was appointed by former President George W. Bush, served under President Obama, and retired as the longest-serving secretary in Air Force history
- Gordon Adams Is professor emeritus at American University’s School of International Service. He helped oversee the defense budget during the Clinton administration, and he's co-editor of “Mission Creep: The Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy?”
Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel discusses the pressures on the U.S. military, including multiple long engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Hagel states his case for why it's important the United States remain the most powerful military in the world.
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