U.S. President Obama greets Defense Secretary-nominee Hagel at the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama greets Defense Secretary-nominee Hagel at the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) greets his Defense Secretary-nominee, former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel, as current Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (R) takes the podium prior to the president anouncing Hagel's nomination at the White House in Washington January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed