• Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin poses for photographers as he arrives at NATO headquarters in Brussels on April 14, 2021. (Kenzo Tribouillard/Pool via AP)
    Pentagon chief Austin among speakers to South Carolina grads

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin is among the speakers at the University of South Carolina's spring's commencement exercises, which are being held in-person at the school's massive football stadium for the first time.