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Lloyd Austin

28th United States Secretary of Defense

Lloyd Austin
Lloyd Austin

Lloyd James Austin III is an American retired United States Army four-star general who, since his appointment on January 22, 2021, has served as the 28th United States secretary of defense. He is the first African American to serve as the United States secretary of defense. Austin previously served as the 12th commander of United States Central Command (CENTCOM) from 2013 to 2016.

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