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Deputy Secretary of Defense Hicks Remembers 9/11

  • Office of the Secretary of Defense Public Affairs
  • Sept. 10, 2021 | 2:11

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks discusses her memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon.