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Joint Chiefs of Staff,

U.S. statutory agency, created in 1949 within the Dept. of Defense. The chairman is the principal military adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense. Members include the chairman, appointed by the President with Senate approval; the chief of staff, U.S. army; the chief of naval operations; the chief of staff, U.S. air force; the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a vice chairman who manages the Joint Staff. The Joint Chiefs prepare military plans and direct unified and other combat commands under the Secretary of Defense.
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Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee commended the professionalism and commitment of Pakistan Navy and lauded the performance and contributions made by PN for ensuring maritime security and lawful order in the Indian Ocean Region.
The chairman of joint chiefs of staff committee commended the professionalism and commitment of Pakistan Navy and lauded the performance and contributions made by Pakistan Navy for ensuring maritime security and lawful order in the Indian Ocean Region.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff said all the military units should focus on preparing for the OPCON transfer to establish a more independent self-defense system.
General Wynne was promoted as four-star General and replaced General Tariq Majid as the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee on 7 October 2010.
Earlier upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, Jordan Armed Forces was presented a tri-services guard of honour.
Dempsey assumed the chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from his prior position as chief of staff of the U.
General Rashad Mahmood, was appointed as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) of Pakistan by Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on November 27, 2013.
Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will visit South Korea, China and Japan from April 21 to 27, Defense Department officials said Thursday.
General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, received separately at his office at IDEX Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces is Lieutenant General Mashal Mohammad Al Zaben, General Mikhail Kostarakos, Chief of Hellenic National Defence General Staff and a number of visiting delegates of sisterly and friendly countries.
He will replace General Martin Dempsey, who will become the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when Admiral Michael Mullen retires at the end of the month.
Dempsey as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and promoted two other senior military leaders.
Summary: The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Sunday said he believed Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula' will try to launch more cheap, small-scale attacks.

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