President-elect Joe Biden has chosen retired General Lloyd Austin to be his defense secretary, a person familiar with the decision..
Capital of Texas, United States
Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. Incorporated on December 27, 1839, it is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, and the second-most-populous state capital city. It was also the fastest growing large city in the United States in 2015 and 2016. It is the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States.