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WASHINGTON – The Senate on Friday confirmed Lloyd Austin as the nation’s first Black defense secretary, the second Biden nominee to be confirmed by the chamber. Austin’s confirmation process …

2.Defense secretary lloyd austin

WASHINGTON — Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin has been confirmed as President Biden’s Pentagon chief, becoming the first African American defense secretary and overcoming strong confirmation h…

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Both chambers of Congress on Thursday approved a waiver to permit retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as secretary of defense in the Biden administration.

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Jan. 22 (UPI) –Lloyd J. Austin III was confirmed by the Senate as defense secretary on Friday, allowing the retired general to become the first Black Pentagon chief.The floor vote of 93 to 2 came …

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Gen. Lloyd Austin, nominee to be Defense secretary, attends the inauguration before Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on …

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The Senate confirmed retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead Pentagon, making him nation’s first Black secretary of defense, the AP reports.Only two Senators voted against Austin’s nomination; 93 Senators voted to confirm, an overwhelmingly bipartisan margin

Lloyd Austin Confirmed as Defense Secretary

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General Lloyd Austin, President-Elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be defense secretary, is testifying Tuesday in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the eve of Mr….

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The Senate on Friday confirmed President Biden’s Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in a big bipartisan vote, marking the first time an African American will lead the Pentagon in U.S. history.

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President-elect Joe Biden has made a wise choice in nominating retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to head the Defense Department. Austin has the background and the right mix of life experiences to…

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(CNN) President-elect Joe Biden has named retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin as his nominee for secretary of defense, the Biden transition team announced Tuesday. The former commander of the US Central…

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1.Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as defense secretary

Lloyd J. Austin III was confirmed by the Senate as defense secretary on Friday, allowing the retired general to become the first Black Pentagon chief.

Published Date: 2021-01-22T17:14:00.0000000Z

2.Austin confirmed as nation’s first African American defense secretary

It’s an honor and a privilege to serve as our country’s 28th Secretary of Defense, and I’m especially proud to be the first African American to hold the position,” Austin said in a statement on Twitter after his confirmation.

Published Date: 2021-01-23T04:53:00.0000000Z

1  Biden defense secretary pick Lloyd Austin set for quick confirmation
Congress granted a waiver to the retired general, who left the service within a seven-year window that safeguards civilian leadership of the military.
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1.Lloyd Austin

Lloyd James Austin III (born August 8, 1953) is an American retired four-star Army general who has been the United States secretary of defense since January…

2.United States Secretary of Defense

their respective departments. Since January 22, 2021, the secretary of defense has been Lloyd Austin, the first African American to serve in the position….

3.David Norquist

2025. Norquist became the acting secretary of defense on January 20, 2021, and served in that role until Lloyd Austin, the Biden administration’s nominee…