Hagel Discusses F-35, Afghanistan, and Syria with Dutch Minister of Defense

Hagel hails Netherlands as strong US, NATO partner

From American Forces Press Service: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted the Netherlands’ Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at the Pentagon today, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. . . .

Hagel and Minister Hennis-Plasschaert discussed a range of issues, including the Joint Strike Fighter program, NATO’s role in post-2014 Afghanistan, and Syria, Little said.  (photo: USMC Sgt. Aaron Hostutler/DoD)

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