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Lloyd Austin's Workload Limits, 'Irksome' Behavior Under Scrutiny

By    |   Friday, 01 March 2024 07:43 AM EST

With tensions rising around the globe and the U.S. "careening" toward the possibility of war with Russia, China, and terrorists in the Middle East, military analysts say the U.S. can't afford to have any lapses in the chain of command for the nation's armed forces and nuclear arsenal – especially at the top.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, who is battling prostate cancer, recently told lawmakers that he did not handle his secret January hospitalization at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's critical care unit the "right" way.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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With tensions rising around the globe and the U.S. "careening" toward the possibility of war with Russia, China, and the Middle East, military analysts say the U.S. can't afford to have any lapses in the chain of command for the nation's armed forces and nuclear arsenal.
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