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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin resumes duty after undergoing procedure at Walter Reed

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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin resumes duty after undergoing procedure at Walter Reed
May 24, 2024
TARA COPP - AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin underwent a medical procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Friday evening and has resumed duty after temporarily transferring power to his deputy, Pentagon press secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder said in a statement.

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