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Secretary of Defense Holds News Conference

  • May 6, 2021 | 39:10

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley brief the media at the Pentagon, May 6, 2021.