Obama to choose Army head as next Joint Chiefs chairman, officials say
May 26th, 2011
03:16 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama to choose Army head as next Joint Chiefs chairman, officials say

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama will nominate Gen. Martin Dempsey, the relatively new Army chief of staff, to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, several administration officials say.

The term of the current chairman, Adm. Michael Mullen, ends in September.

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  1. carolyn powell

    i belive it is up to our press to expose the republcan's adjenda to privitize our goverment,

    May 26, 2011 03:49 pm at 3:49 pm |
  2. Sniffit

    Oh joy! Another nomination for the GOP to block in an effort to blackmail the President! Wooooohooooo!!!

    May 26, 2011 04:38 pm at 4:38 pm |