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McWethy changes post

ABC News correspondent John McWethy is leaving his Pentagon post to be a
special correspondent.

McWethy has been ABC's chief national-security correspondent since 1984.

He first joined ABC in 1979 covering the Pentagon.

His work has garnered five Emmy Awards, an Overseas Press Club Award and an
Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award, among others.

McWethy will now report on a variety of special topics for ABC.

ABC State Department correspondent Martha Raddatz is said to be the leading
contender to take McWethy's place.