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Kathleen Hicks is Biden’s pick to be first female deputy Defense secretary

Kathleen Hicks is Biden’s pick to be first female deputy Defense secretary

President-elect Joe Biden has picked Kathleen Hicks, a former Pentagon official under President Barack Obama, to serve as deputy Defense secretary, according to two people familiar with the discussions. If confirmed, she would make history as the first woman to hold the No. 2 Pentagon job. Formerly a civil servant in the office of the secretary of Defense who rose to hold...

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