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FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015  12:35:24 PM

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Milley nominated to lead Army
WASHINGTON - Gen. Mark Milley, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the new chief of staff of the Army. The announcement came during a press briefing at the Pentagon by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, May 13. If later confirmed to the position by the U.S. Senate, Milley will serve as the 39th chief of staff of the Army. “Gen. Mark Milley (is a) warrior and a statesman,” Carter said. “He not only has plenty of operational and joint experience – in Afghanistan, in Iraq and on the joint staff – but he also has the intellect and vision to lead change throughout the Army. “When he was in Afghanistan as commanding general of International Security Assistance Force – Joint Command, I had a lot of opportunities to observe Mark on t...
 
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