Chuck Hagel: Military is stronger with gays serving openly
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week reiterated his commitment to stop military sexual assaults as pressure mounted from Capitol Hill and advocacy groups.
Hagel ordered an internal review into a senior Air Force commander's controversial decision to throw out the sexual assault conviction of a fighter pilot and suggested that the review could lead to changes in how the military handles such cases.
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:00 am.