Photo of the Day: Jan. 10, 2013

US President Barack Obama (C) announces his nominations for CIA Director and Defense Secretary during an event in the East Room of the White House on January 7, 2013 in Washington. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Our photo of the day comes from President Obama’s official announcement of his new national security team: John Brennan (to Obama’s left) for CIA Director, and former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary. Several members of Congress have already announced plans to challenge the nominees during the confirmation process  stay with DefenseNews.com for updates and analysis.

Aaron Mehta

Aaron Mehta

Air Warfare Correspondent at Defense News
Aaron covers the Air Force for Defense News. In his spare time, he tweets about the Air Force for Defense News. Follow him @AaronMehta
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