chairman of the joint chiefs of staff

  • May 5, 2015  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch promised federal help to Baltimore as it considers some re-training for its police force. Lynch visited the city to meet with students, religious and political leaders, as well as the family of Freddie Gray. Also, President Obama nominated Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2015   BY  

    U.S. officials say President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transition in 2013-2014. Continue reading

  • September 15, 2009  

    During testimony on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Afghan war is growing more complicated and may require more troops. Margaret Warner reports on doubts among some Democrats on the strategy for Afghanistan. Continue reading