U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis (left) walks next to U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter before boarding a plane at Queen Alia Airport in Amman, Jordan, in July.
November 12, 2015 Senior military assistant Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis has worked with Carter in a number of jobs over the years. NPR's Tom Bowman reports Lewis is accused of an improper personal relationship.
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel, seen here in 2008, is reported to be President Obama's pick to be the next defense secretary.
January 6, 2013 President Obama will on Monday name former GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel to be his next defense secretary, an administration official confirmed to NPR. Hagel's past comments on Iran, Israel and gays have come under scrutiny.
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