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Lloyd Austin, Retired Army General, Becomes First Black Secretary of Defense
The senate overwhelmingly approved President Biden’s pick.
Under Pressure, Hagel Steps Down as Pentagon Chief
Hagel's the first senior adviser to leave since the midterm.
Defense Department Will Reconsider Ban on Certain Hairstyles
Black women say military hair rules are unfair.
Obama Taps African-American to Head Homeland Security
Attorney Jeh Johnson to become first Black DHS secretary.