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Defense Secretary Hagel to make stops in Texas, NMJanuary 8, 2014
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.