Lloyd J. Austin III is the secretary of defense in the Biden administration. The Senate confirmed Austin on January 22, 2021, by a vote of 93-2, making him the first Black secretary of defense in U.S. history.
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Galvez reported to President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. that US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin already promised to deploy naval units to assist in the cleanup operation in the area. “I had a phone call last night with Sec. Austin at 7:45 p.m., they are committed to help in coordination with Japan and other countries,” Galvez said.
Lloyd Austin. General Lloyd J. Austin III culminated his military career serving as the 12th Commander of U.S. Central Command from 22 March 2013 to 30 March 2016. In this capacity, he was responsible for military strategy and joint operations throughout the Middle East and Central and South Asia.
Defense officer-in-charge Carlito Galvez, Jr. said the US government's Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) team is on their way to the Philippines based on his phone call with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. “I had a phone call last night with Sec. Austin at 7:45 p.m.
On Feb. 2, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin shook hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and announced a new deal allowing U.S. forces access to four additional military camps, strengthening a decades-old defense bond and significantly increasing the U.S. military’s presence on China’s doorstep.
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday said the United States will increase its deployment of advanced weapons such as fighter jets and bombers to the Korean ...
Among the most highly-anticipated hearings, however, is set to feature Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley. Biden’s proposed $886 billion budget for...
Lloyd James Austin III was born on August 8, 1953, in Mobile, Alabama, and was raised in Thomasville, Georgia. He graduated with a B.S. degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1975, and then promptly began his military service as an infantry second lieutenant.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III (left) and Department of National Defense Officer in Charge Carlito Galvez Jr. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon) MANILA – The United States and the Philippines’ defense chiefs “condemned” on Monday night China’s "gray zone" activities in the West Philippine Sea.