Nebraska Sen. Hagel to speak on foreign policy challenges

Author: Margee Macdonell

Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will present a lecture titled “U.S. Foreign Policy: Meeting the Challenges of Change” at 11 a.m. Friday (Jan. 24) in the Carey Auditorium of the Hesburgh Library of the University of Notre Dame.p. Re-elected to his second term, Hagel is a decorated Vietnam combat veteran and former deputy administrator of Veterans Affairs. He is a leading voice on U.S. foreign policy, gaining experience in global affairs by serving as deputy director and chief operating officer of the World USO, where he received the Secretary of Defense’s Medal for Outstanding Civic Achievement and the first ever World USO Leadership Award. Hagel serves on five Senate committees: Foreign Relations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Energy and Natural Resources; Budget; and Aging. Prior to his election to the Senate, he was president of a privately owned investment banking firm and co-founder of a publicly traded corporation.p.

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