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Defense Secretary Hagel to make stops in Texas, NM

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is set to visit Texas and New Mexico.

On Wednesday, Hagel will first stop at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio to visit with wounded veterans, hospital workers and staff. At noon CST, he will speak at the Center for the Intrepid, thanking service members for their care and support of wounded troops.

Later Wednesday, Hagel will travel to Albuquerque and tour the Sandia National Laboratories and Kirtland Air Force Base to receive briefings on the modernization, safety and security of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

 

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Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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