Leon Panetta's Legacy at the Pentagon Includes Afghanistan Drawdown, Trimmed Budget

President Obama's decision to nominate Chuck Hagel as defense secretary marks the end of a a short but very active tenure for the current Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, a man who has held a breadth of official jobs in Washington - from Congressman to White House Chief of Staff and CIA Director - even as he split time between the nation's capital and his family's walnut farm in Monterey, Calif. Though his time at the Pentagon has been relatively brief, Secretary Leon Panetta's impact at the...Full Story
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