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O'Keefe discusses Defense Secretary nominee Lloyd Austin in The Hill

January 6, 2021

The Hill

Sean O'Keefe

Sean O'Keefe

On December 8, President-elect Joe Biden nominated recently retired four-star Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be his secretary of defense, despite the law requiring nominees to have been out of the military for at least seven years. University Professor Sean O'Keefe says that while the nomination of may have surprised more than a few people, Austin "may well prove to be exactly the right person for this tough job at this time in our nation’s history." Read O'Keefe's full commentary, "Lloyd Austin can lead — as a civilian," published in The Hill. 

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