In an unexpected turn of events, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has canceled his scheduled trip to attend NATO meetings in Brussels this week due to a hospitalization stemming from emergent bladder issues. Austin was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Sunday, prompting the Pentagon to rearrange his commitments.
The Pentagon confirmed that Austin, a 70-year-old retired general, has been receiving treatment for prostate cancer recently. The urgency of his hospitalization resulted in admission to the critical care unit, raising concerns about his health.
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