Category Archives: Milley

Gen. Mark Milley key to military continuity as Biden takes office

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WASHINGTON — In taking charge of a Pentagon battered by leadership churn, the Biden administration will look to one holdover as a source of military continuity: Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. President-elect Joe Biden will inherit Milley as his senior military adviser, and although Biden could replace Milley, he likely […]

Gen. Milley’s wife saved a man’s life at the Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington

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The wife of the nation’s highest-ranking military officer saved the life of man during a Veterans Day event at the Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday. Hollyanne Milley — a practicing nurse married to Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — was attending the ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier […]

Gen. Milley’s wife saved a man’s life at the Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington

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The wife of the nation’s highest-ranking military officer saved the life of man during a Veterans Day event at the Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday. Hollyanne Milley — a practicing nurse married to Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — was attending the ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier […]

Milley ducks endorsement of Trump’s Afghanistan exit timeline

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The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff broke with the White House in an interview with NPR set to air Monday morning, when he declined to endorse a plan to reduce troop levels in Afghanistan to 2,500 by early next year. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, on Wednesday told an audience […]

Milley says he was wrong to accompany Trump on church walk during George Floyd protests

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WASHINGTON — Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation’s top military officer, said Thursday he was wrong to accompany President Donald Trump on a walk through Lafayette Square that ended in a photo op at a church. He said his presence “created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics.” “I should not have been […]

Esper, Milley refuse to testify before the House next week

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WASHINGTON — Capping of a tumultuous week of questions about civil-military affairs and the role of the U.S. military, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, have turned down a request to testify in front of the House Armed Services Committee. A House aide confirmed on […]