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  CJS - Chairman Responsibilities
The Goldwater-Nichols DOD Reorganization Act of 1986 identifies the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as the senior ranking member of the Armed Forces.
As such, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the principal military adviser to the President.
In carrying out his duties, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff consults with and seeks the advice of the other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the combatant commanders, as he considers appropriate.
www.jcs.mil /chairman/chairman_resp.html   (291 words)

  
 CJS - Home
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the principal military adviser to the President,
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Joint Staff assists the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in accomplishing his responsibilities for: the unified strategic direction of the combatant forces; their operation under unified command; and for their integration into an efficient team of land, naval, and air forces.
www.jcs.mil /about_cjs.html   (1250 words)

  
  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is by law the highest ranking military officer of the United States military, and the principal military advisor to the President of the United States.
He leads the meetings and coordinates the efforts of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), comprising the Chairman, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Chiefs of Staff of the United States Army and United States Air Force, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps.
Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, USN, served as Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy (July 20, 1942-March 21, 1949).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chairman_of_the_Joint_Chiefs_of_Staff   (425 words)

  
 Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Vice Chairman is a four-star-general or admiral and by law the second highest ranking member of the U.S. Armed Forces (after the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff).
In the absence of the Chairman, the Vice Chairman presides over the meetings of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vice_Chairman_of_the_Joint_Chiefs_of_Staff   (197 words)

  
 Joint Chiefs of Staff - JCS Link
Japanese Minister of Defense Yuriko Koike, left, awards the Grand Cordon of the Rising Sun proclamation on behalf of the Japanese Emperor Akihito to U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 17, 2007.
William Gainey, seated right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the beginning of a town hall meeting with troops in Yongsan, South Korea, Aug. 16, 2007.
Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with troops of the Pacific Command forces at PACOM headquarters on Camp Smith, Hawaii, Aug. 18, 2007.
www.jcs.mil   (517 words)

  
 CJS - Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986
The members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, individually or collectively, in their capacity as military advisers, shall provide advice to the President, the National Security Council, or the Secretary of Defense on a pa rticular matter when the President, the National Security Council, or the Secretary requests such advice.
The Vice Chairman performs the duties prescribed for him as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Chairman with the approval of the Secretary of Defense.
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after consultation with the other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and with the approval of the Secretary of Defense, may select an officer to serve as Director of the Joint Staff.
www.jcs.mil /goldwater_nichol_act1986.html   (2409 words)

  
 Joint Chiefs of Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2005 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Peter Pace, U.S. Marine Corps; vice chairman of the...
The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) - Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2005 Origin of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Past Chairmen of the JCS The Joint...
General Richard Myers, Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to Speak at IDGA's 2006 NCW Conference.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0826523.html   (379 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Joint Chiefs of Staff (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia
The chairman is the principal military adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense.
Members include the chairman, appointed by the President with Senate approval; the chief of staff, U.S. army; the chief of naval operations; the chief of staff, U.S. air force; the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a vice chairman who manages the Joint Staff.
The Joint Chiefs prepare military plans and direct unified and other combat commands under the Secretary of Defense.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/J/JointChi.html   (224 words)

  
 Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is also charged with reporting faithfully to the U.S. Congress on the state and needs of our armed forces.
Myers, now vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, moves up to the top job on Monday facing a dramatically altered set of challenges from those envisioned when his nomination was announced on Aug. 24.
Some find it an odd turn of events that the first chairman with a special operations background, Shelton, is being replaced with the first chairman with a space background precisely when the nation is heading into a conflict in which the clandestine warriors of "special ops" are expected to play a key role.
www.geocities.com /thaioldsoldier/us_cjcs.htm   (7570 words)

  
 50th Anniversary Of The Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff
I thank the service secretaries, the members of the Joint Chiefs who are here, General Ralston and others, and the former members of the Joint Chiefs, and all the other officers who are here.
So, today, once again, as we honor the Joint Chiefs, the individuals and the institutions, I ask the Senator Foreign Relations Committee to hold hearings on the treaty this fall, and the full Senate to vote for ratification as soon as possible.
Nevertheless, for 50 years now, the role of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been indispensable -- to the preservation of life on this planet from nuclear holocaust, to the security of the United States, and to the march of freedom across the world.
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 DefenseLink Special Reports Archive
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace recently returned from visiting military and civilian leaders, troops and wounded warriors in Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace writes a message and signs a guest book after visiting the Afghan military training facility in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 21, 2007.
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace listen to a reporter's question during a Pentagon press briefing March 7, 2007.
www.defenselink.mil /home/specials   (1024 words)

  
 DefenseLink Biography: PETER PACE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
General Peter Pace was sworn in as sixteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Sep. 30, 2005.
Prior to becoming Chairman, he served as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
As the Vice Chairman from October 2001 to August 2005, General Pace served as the Chairman of the Joint Requirements Oversight Council, Vice Chairman of the Defense Acquisition Board, and as a member of the National Security Council Deputies Committee and the Nuclear Weapons Council.
www.defenselink.mil /bios/pace_bio.html   (412 words)

  
 The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
The Joint Chiefs of Staff is composed of the highest-ranking member of each branch of the military.
It consists of the chairman, the vice chairman, the chief of staff of the army, the chief of naval operations, the chief of staff of the air force, and the commandant of the Marine Corps.
The chairman is the principal military adviser to the president, the secretary of defense, and the National Security Council (NSC).
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 Who is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
Currently an amry private named Chester is in charge of the chairs in the Joint Chiefs of Staff room.
As the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff he is responsible to pull out and push in the chairs for the people using the room.
During the time the Joint chiefs are not meeting he spends his time polishing the chairs and playing Solitaire with real cards on the podium at the left side of the room.
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 Head of Joint Chiefs: Pace out, Mullin in - ToTheCenter
The announcement comes as a surprise that Pace will retire after his term is up when President Bush was ready to nominate him another two-year term as the chairman of Joint Chiefs Staff.
Gates said in terms of Pace’s departure, “the focus of his confirmation process would have been on the past rather than the future,” and he was disappointed that circumstances make this kind of a decision necessary Other members of Congress discussed about the new announcement, preferring to offer praise for both Pace and Mullen.
Pace was first appointed vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs in the previous four years and had been at the post of chairman for two years.
www.tothecenter.com /news.php?readmore=2112   (354 words)

  
 Sarayreh appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sarayreh appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Sarayreh, who served as vice chairman of the joint chiefs, was born in Muta in 1944.
Sarayreh served also as army inspector general, chief of staff of the mechanised division and director of studies at the Royal War College.
www.jordanembassyus.org /03052002004.htm   (318 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Chiefs of Staff, military advisory group to the president of the United States and the secretary of defense.
The Joint Chiefs include the Army and Air Force chiefs of staff, and the Navy's chief of naval operations, and the commandant of the Marine Corps.
Joint Chiefs' role in educating officers, see Military Education: Development of Service Academies
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761586684/Joint_Chiefs_of_Staff.html   (140 words)

  
 [EXCERPTS] 17 April 1997 DoD News Briefing Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, USA, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Subject: ...
One, we have a statement, a joint statement which we will be providing to you a little later in the day regarding the CWC, which has been authorized by former Secretaries Brown, Perry and Richardson on this same subject.
And I want to let you know where this country's military leaders, that is the Joint Chiefs and the combatant commanders, stand on the CWC.
Q: General, on the Chemical Weapons Convention, as I understand the Chiefs' position is that you feel that you can deter the use of chemical weapons based on the Gulf War without having a chemical weapons deterrent.
www.fas.org /nuke/control/cwc/news/bmd970418e.htm   (1153 words)

  
 Corpus Christi Caller Times Caller.com - Bush nominates Myers as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
Bush nominates Myers as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Air Force chief suggested to reporters earlier this month that he supports Bush's plans to reduce forces in order to invest in a space-based defense system.
"He lets the staff, the people who work for him, know what his priorities and expectations are, and lets people do their job," said Black, who is now retired.
www.oldconcretestreet.com /2001/august/25/today/national/9486.html   (668 words)

  
 Department of State Washington File: Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff to Visit Asian Allies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Washington -- The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will be visiting three American allies in Asia to reinforce the importance of the struggle against international terrorism.
On the threat presented by the communist regime in North Korea, one of the members of the "axis of evil," Myers noted that Pyongyang is developing "longer- and longer-range missiles," so that today it possesses intercontinental-range missiles.
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff added that the North Korean regime is "willing to proliferate that technology to just about anybody that has the money to pay for it."
usembassy-australia.state.gov /hyper/2002/0425/epf401.htm   (505 words)

  
 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction
A replacement document for all types of correspondence containing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) policy and guidance that does not involve the employment of forces.
An instruction is of indefinite duration and is applicable to external agencies or both the Joint Staff and external agencies.
www.militaryedu.com /Detailed/13608.html   (237 words)

  
 CJCS Essays
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Strategy Essay Competition
Each service's senior service school (or war college) manages the semifinalist stage of the contest for its own students and for the students of its associated intermediate service school (or staff college).
In June, the Chairman personally awards certificates to the winning essayists in a ceremony in Washington.
www.ndu.edu /inss/press/CJCS_Essays.html   (268 words)

  
 Delv.co.uk: joint chiefs of staff websites in the UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Memorandum from Arthur Radford, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, "Defense of Southeast Asia in the Event of Loss ...
Document 49, Memorandum from Arthur Radford, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, "Defense of Southeast Asia in the Event of Loss of Indochina to the Communists," 21 May 1954, pp.
In view of the foregoing, the Joint Chiefs of Staff consider that from the military viewpoint the concept of a static-type defense is unsound.
Certain other countries such as Indochina, to which the United States has no specific commitment, are of such importance to the United States that an attack on them probably would compel the United States to react with military force either locally at the point of attack or generally against the military power of the aggressor.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/pentagon/doc49.htm   (823 words)

  
 DoD News: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Myers on NBC Today
            General Richard Myers is chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  General Myers, good to see you.
COURIC:  You know, I know that Memorial Day was first created back in 1868.  Back then it was called Decoration Day.  Now, 137 years later, countless Americans, of course, have lost their lives in the line of duty.  Some 1,600 of them have died in Iraq.
COURIC:  Well, General Richard Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hopefully we’ll be able to talk with you before you retire certainly.  But in the meantime, thanks so much for your 40 years of service.
www.dod.gov /transcripts/2005/tr20050530-2961.html   (456 words)

  
 News Release - As Shelton Prepares to Retire, Etheridge Proposes Congressional Gold Medal for Decorated Chairman of ...
WASHINGTON - As Army General Henry H. "Hugh" Shelton prepares to retire as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today introduced bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the war hero for his decorated service to the nation by awarding him the Congressional Gold Medal.
Shelton, a native of Speed, North Carolina and a graduate of North Carolina State University, has served as the principal military adviser to the President, the Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council since October 1, 1997.
Etheridge noted that General Shelton is the only former Special Operations Commander to serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
www.house.gov /etheridge/Press-SheltonGoldMedalPrintable.htm   (490 words)

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