JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Secretary of Defense of Chuck Hagel is scheduled to visit Jacksonville early this week.
According to the Department of Defense, Hagel plans to meet with service members, families and local leaders at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
A topic of discussion will be budget reductions and its impact on defense employees.
During the secretary's visit, he also is expected to visit the base's fleet readiness center.
For security reasons, the exact date and time of the visit have not been released.