Armed Forces News

President Trump plans to nominate Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley to succeed Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) reported March 26. Gen. James C. McConville would succeed Milley as Army chief of staff.
Retired Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, president and chief executive officer of AUSA, made the announcement during a March 26 event in Huntsville, Ala., stating that Trump had yet to submit the nominations to Capitol Hill.
During an Army career that has spanned more than 35 years, Milley has served in numerous command and staff positions before becoming Army chief of staff in 2015.
McConville has served as Army vice chief of staff since 2017. A career rotor aviator, he previously served as commander of the 101stAirborne Division (Air Assault), 4thBrigade, and 1stCavalry Division.