27 Feb '13, 2pm

New #SecDef #Hagel is sworn in w/ his wife Lilibet & gets to work straightaway:

New #SecDef #Hagel is sworn in w/ his wife Lilibet & gets to work straightaway:

Hagel Takes Office as 24th Defense Secretary By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2013 – Just before his private swearing-in ceremony as the 24th secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel and his wife, Lilibet, arrived at the Pentagon this morning and were greeted by Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, military assistant to the secretary of defense. Chuck Hagel is sworn into office as the 24th defense secretary by Michael L. Rhodes, the Defense Department's director of administration and management, as Hagel's wife, Lilibet, holds a Bible at the Pentagon, Feb. 27, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Hagel said hello to waiting members of the Pentagon press corps as he hurried up the steps of the Pentagon’s river entrance. From there,...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=119388

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