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Senate confirms retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin as Defense secretary

The Senate on Friday confirmed retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin as Defense secretary

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President-Elect Biden Introduces Nominee For Secretary Of Defense General Lloyd Austin
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden (L) announces U.S. Army (retired) General Lloyd Austin (R) as his choice to be Secretary of the Department of Defense at the Queen Theater December 09, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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