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Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter dies of heart attack at age 68
Carter served in the top Pentagon role from 2015 to 2017.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has coronavirus, symptoms ‘mild’
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reminds veteran of past opportunities
His actions seem to say he has the morale of the troops as his primary consideration. Far too many in those positions haven’t.
By Gerald Collins
US defense chief vows to counter Iran in visit to Bahrain
America’s top defense official vowed Saturday to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to counter its “dangerous use” of suicide drones in the wider Mideast.
By Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press
Austin: Moscow should explain its troop buildup near Ukraine
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the troop buildup has the Pentagon's attention.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press