(FILE) In Profile: Former Senator Chuck Hagel

In this handout photo released by the U.S. Army, Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (C) studies boards displaying military equipment with Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) (L) and Chuck Hagal (R-NE) at The Rock July 18, 2008 in Camp Arifjan, Iraq. Hagel and Reed joined the presidential candidate on his tour of the Middle East and Europe.
(July 17, 2008 - Source: Pfc. Alicia C. Torbush/Getty Images Europe)