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The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

John McCain Drops Threat Against Obama Nominee

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is dropping his threat to block Gen. Martin Dempsey's nomination for a second term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs...

Top General Lays Out U.S. Options In Syria

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.21.2013 | World

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one...

Obama Nominee Faces Intense Pressure From McCain, Others

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two senior senators pressed Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for his assessment about the use of U.S...

Christina Wilkie

Retired Admiral To Oversee Phone Company's 'National Security Agreement' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retired Adm. Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was hired by Sprint Nextel Corp. Friday as security director...

U.S. Top General In Israel To Oversee Military Drills

AP | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- The American military chief is in Israel to observe the largest armed forces drill between the two countries. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chair...

Military Families at War

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Stacy Bare

You think it is hard to pick out a veteran in a room? Good luck picking out the spouse, the caregiver, the mother or father of a veteran. You may see them in a VA waiting room or at the trailhead for a wounded warrior hike, but how will you recognize them?

Obama Names New Joint Chiefs Head

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama moved Monday to complete an overhaul of his national security team, selecting Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as the nex...

Admiral Michael Mullen--A Leadership Style We Can Believe In

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Galinsky

I didn't know what to expect when I went to the Pentagon last week to interview Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Yes, I...

Afghanistan Troop Levels May Rise To 60K, Says Chairman Of Joint Chiefs Of Staff

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(CBS) U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan could rise to as high as 60,000 over the next 12 to 18 months, says Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. ...