North Korea fired two unidentified ballistic missiles into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday,..
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Body of senior uniformed leaders in the U. S. Department of Defense which advises the President on military matters
The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) is the body of the most senior uniformed leaders within the United States Department of Defense, that advises the president of the United States, the secretary of defense, the Homeland Security Council and the National Security Council on military matters. The composition of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is defined by statute and consists of a chairman (CJCS), a vice chairman (VJCS), the service chiefs of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, and the chief of the National Guard Bureau. Each of the individual service chiefs, outside their JCS obligations, work directly under the secretaries of their respective military departments, e.g. the secretary of the Army, the secretary of the Navy, and the secretary of the Air Force.
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Retired Col. Cedric Leighton speaks to CNN’s John Berman and Brianna Keilar about the revelations in Bob Woodward’s and Robert..