Chuck Hagel
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Obama administration was consulting with allies to "further develop the facts" about last week's alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria.

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, shakes hands beside U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, during his visit at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT
  • U.S. Army veteran Adrian Anderson, who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, attends the Hiring Our Heroes military job fair held on March 27, 2013 in New York City.

    A U.S. official says the Pentagon has decided to buy a new computerized health records system that will allow the department to better share data.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 12:43 PM EDT