President Joe Biden announced Thursday his intent to nominate Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Read More
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Pentagon’s Joint Concept for Competing
The following is the Feb. 10, 2023, Joint Chiefs of Staff document, Joint Concept for Competing. Read More
Top Stories 2019: Navy and Pentagon Leadership
This post is part of a series of review stories looking back at the top naval news from 2019.
2019 brought an overhaul to uniformed and civilian leadership for the Navy and Marine Corps, and with it a refined vision for where the services should be heading. Read More
Senate Confirms Milley for Joint Chiefs Chair; Hearings for Vice Chair, CNO Nominees Set for Next Week
The Senate confirmed Army Gen. Mark Milley to be the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Thursday afternoon. Read More
Milley Details Vision as Next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Senate Panel
For Army Gen. Mark Milley, nominee to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upgrading and maintaining the nation’s nuclear triad ranks top of his priority list.
Milley, Hyten to Lead Joint Chiefs of Staff; Marine Lt. Gen. Smith to Command MCCDC
The Pentagon announced its nominations for the next chairman and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as the generals who will lead the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and the Joint Strike Fighter Program. Read More
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Milley Selected To Be Next Chairman of Joint Chiefs
Document: Gen. Dunford’s Answers to Senate Advance Questions
The following are the Advance Questions for General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC, Nominee for the Position of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The questions were answered by Dunford in advance of his July 9, 2015 confirmation hearing. Read More
Testy Dempsey Reconfirmation Hearing Dominated by Syria
How far the United States should go in supporting the Syrian opposition, and just what the role of the Chairman (and Vice Chairman) of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in formulating that strategy should be, dominated the sometimes testy re-confirmation hearing of Gen. Martin Dempsey and Adm. James Winnefeld on 18 July.
Dempsey’s re-confirmation is not assured. A key member of the panel—Arizona Republican John McCain—was so upset by Dempsey’s answers on Syria that he threatened to put a hold on the nomination. The chairman of the committee offered a possible compromise to get the nomination for a second Dempsey term back on track. Winnefeld did not come under that kind of scrutiny. Read More