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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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Arab chiefs of staff discussed ways to consolidate joint Arab defence policies and strengthen military coordination among Arab League's member states.
Last week the GCC Assistant Chiefs of Staff for Operations held a meeting in preparation for the 11th session of High Military Committee of the GCC Chiefs of Staff.
The most surprising finding on how physician executives and chiefs of staff rank issues of concern to hospitals (figure 2) is the unanimity in the responses.
At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency the BDF Chief of Staff Major-General Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al Khalifa welcomed his brethren the GCC Chiefs of Staff in their second home the Kingdom of Bahrain and expressed his delight vis-a-vis their participation in this meeting and he conveyed to them the greetings of the wise leadership and H.E.
MADINA MUNAWARA, 09 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Tariq Majeed on Thursday left for Islamabad from Jeddah after completing a four-day visit of Saudi Arabia where he also performed Umrah.
ISLAMABAD, 02 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- US special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke and US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day visit on April 6.
ISLAMABAD, 02 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) --US special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke and US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day visit on April 6.
WASHINGTON, July 25 (KUNA) -- The US Senate confirmed Thursday Mark Milley as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff by a vote of 89-1.
1 / 4 The joint drill Gulf Shield 10 on Saturday concluded its final phase in the presence of the military chief of staff of Saudi Arabia, the chiefs of staff of GCC countries, and military attaches in the Kingdom.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Dec 8 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump is expected to name General Mark Milley as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in succession to General Joseph Dunford.
The exercises were attended by chiefs of staff of GCC armed forces and UK Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson.
General Mohamed Farid, the chief of staff of the armed forces, left for Washington today to attend a conference of chiefs of staff of the countries participating in the war against extremist organizations at the official invitation of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.