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Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

1 month ago   |   By KCRA

Lloyd J. Austin, the West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, has won Senate confirmation to become the nation's first Black secretary of defense.
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Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday to become the nation's first Black secretary of defense.
The 93-2 vote gave President Joe Biden his second Cabinet member; Avril Haines was confirmed on Wednesday as the first woman to serve as director of national intelligence. Biden is expected to win approval for others on his national security team in coming days, including Antony Blinken as secretary of state.
Biden is looking for Austin to restore stability atop...
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Lloyd Austin confirmed by Senate as 1st Black secretary of defense

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Lloyd J. Austin is a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career.
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