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Hagel Visits BIW

| November 21, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told shipbuilders and sailors that the largest destroyer ever built by the Navy will be an important asset in the Asia-Pacific region. Speaking to a crowd of several hundred, he said the 610-foot Zumwalt that is under construction “represents the cutting edge of our naval capabilities.” Hagel […]

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Hagel to Visit BIW

| November 19, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit Maine’s Bath Iron Works on Thursday. The shipyard says Hagel will tour the newest destroyer, the DDG-1000, that’s in the water but remains under construction. He’ll also deliver remarks to shipbuilders. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King extended the invitation. Hagel will stop in Maine […]

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Hagel to Visit BIW

| November 12, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is planning a visit to Maine’s Bath Iron Works later this month. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King say the visit will happen at some point during his visit to Nova Scotia for a security conference between Nov. 22 and 25. The senators invited Hagel to visit […]

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