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US Army chief of staff Gen. Mark A. Milley at the 243rd Army birthday cake-cutting ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14, 2018.

Trump reportedly plans to pick the Army chief to be his top general

President Donald Trump hinted on Friday that he would make an announcement about the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Trump was reportedly shocked to learn his top military officer doesn’t make millions — here’s why generals make fractions of CEOs...

The president guessed that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff earns $5 million a year. He was way off.
What appears to be a Russian Sukhoi SU-24 attack aircraft flying over the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea in April 2016. Repeated flights by the Russian warplanes were so close they made wakes in the water, an official said.

The US military’s top officer says Russia and China present different challenges — but they both can rival US power

The world isn't in another Cold War, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says, but there are real challenges to US power on the rise.
Myeshia Johnson, wife of US Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was among four special forces soldiers killed in Niger, kisses his coffin at a graveside service in Hollywood, Florida on October 21, 2017.

‘We’re there because ISIS and Al Qaeda are’: The Pentagon gives new details on Niger ambush

Gen. Joseph Dunford on Monday addressed speculation that officials were not "forthcoming" on the battle in Niger that left four US troops dead and two wounded.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, pays respects for three New Zealand soldiers killed in Afghanistan, during a ramp ceremony at Bagram Air Base on August 21, 2012.

A former top military official has a wooden box with a sobering reminder about Gold Star families

A former leader's use of a Twitter hashtag has a personal message — a reminder of the lives lost in America's conflict and the burden Gold Star families bear.

Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Trump needs to kick Steve Bannon out of the National Security Council

Mullen isn't the first to criticize Bannon's involvement in NSC meetings.