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