President Trump is welcoming the new chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Army General Mark Milley is replacing Marine General Joe Dunford, who is retiring. During a ceremony near the Pentagon, Trump said the U.S. military “is stronger than it's ever been.”
Trump heaped praise on Generals Dunford and Milley and along the way, touted his plan to build a new U.S. Space Force. Milley noted that the men and women of the armed forces are on the job "24-7" to keep the U.S. safe and secure.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs is the President's top military adviser.
Source: White House