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  Joint Chiefs of Staff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff acts as the chief military advisor to the President and the Secretary of Defense.
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, 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.
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 CJS - Home
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the principal military adviser to the President,
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS)
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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 AllRefer.com - Joint Chiefs of Staff (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. statutory agency, created in 1949 within the Dept. 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.
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 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is in the process of being merged into Joint Chiefs of Staff#Chairman, and may be outdated.
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).
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 Joint Org & Staff Functions
The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) consist 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.
f. Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
d. Agencies of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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 DefenseLINK News: 50 Years of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The admiral became the chief of staff to the commander in chief of the Army and Navy in July 1942.
The president might direct that communication between himself or the secretary of defense and the commanders in chief be transmitted through the chairman, however, and he also might designate the chairman to assist him and the defense secretary in performing command functions.
Remarks by the President on the 50th Anniversary of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Aug. 9, 1999
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 Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Vietnam War 1940-1973
The Joint Chiefs of Staff consist 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.
This series of volumes entitled, "The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam," provides an account of the activities of the Joint Chiefs of Staff with regard to Vietnam and the Vietnam War from 1940 to the final withdrawal of US military forces in early 1973.
Limited access was granted to the Joint Secretariat historians to the minutes of the Washington Special Actions Group (WSAG), the crisis management body of the National Security Council, for the period March through August 1972.
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 Most Corrupt US Military Plan Ever
The Joint Chiefs of Staff have considered the attached Memorandum for the Chief of Operations., Cuba Project, which responds to a request of that office for brief but precise description of pretexts which would provide justification for US military intervention in Cuba.
The Chief of Operations, Cuba ProJect, has requested that he be furnished the views of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on this matter by 13 March 1962.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff have previously stated* that US unilateral military intervention in Cuba can be undertaken in the event that the Cuban regime commits hostile acts against US forces or property which would serve as an incident upon which to base overt intervention.
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 Joint Chiefs of Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The flag of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was approved by the Secretary of Defense in 1949.
The diagonal division of the field is borrowed from the flag of the Chief of Staff of the Army, while the colors and the central device come from that of the Secretary of Defense.
The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs is the second ranking officer in the U.S. armed forces.
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 Joint Chiefs of Staff
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...
Richard Myers, - Gen. Richard Myers, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, played a key role in the planning of the...
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 Joint Chiefs of Staff - MSN Encarta
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
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 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.
It was established as the American component of the Combined Chiefs of Staff of Great Britain and the United States, which prepared and implemented Allied strategy.
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 Online NewsHour: Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Discusses Military Challenges, Successes in Iraq and Afghanistan -- ...
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Richard Myers speaks about the insurgency in Iraq and U.S. troop presence.
JIM LEHRER: You as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as I've said in introducing you, you are the chief military advisor to the secretary of defense and to the president.
And by law if one of the chiefs don't agree with the advice I'm giving, I have to state what that advice would be to the president or secretary of defense.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/military/july-dec05/myers_7-12.html   (3473 words)

  
 Joint Chiefs Bypassed in Decision to Disband Iraqi Army: Pace
General Peter Pace, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said Paul Bremer, the head of the coalition provisional authority in Baghdad, ordered the army disbanded on his own authority.
WASHINGTON - The Joint Chiefs of Staff were not consulted on the US decision to disband the Iraqi army shortly after the end of major combat operations in Iraq last May, General Peter Pace, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said.
Pace said he did not know what input Bremer received from military officials in the Iraq theater, but it was never specifically addressed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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 Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense - All by Source - Library - National Memorial Institute for the ...
Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense - All by Source - Library - National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism
Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense - All by Source
This guide, from the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is designed to assist in making military families less vulnerable to terrorists.
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 Records of the Joint Chiefs of Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the principal group of military advisers to the president of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) is the most important body of military leaders in the world.
The writing of the reports is handled largely by hundreds of JCS staff members—experts in fields ranging from Chinese defense strategy to U.S. military counterintelligence—working with the Joint Chiefs themselves.
Key developments on which the Joint Chiefs concentrated include the Chinese Civil War, the threat of Soviet expansion, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the beginning of the nuclear arms race.
www.lexisnexis.com /academic/2upa/Imhw/RecordsJointChiefsStaff.asp   (725 words)

  
 History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1969–1970
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1969–1970
Office of Joint History, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for sale by the US Government Printing Office (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/index.html), 732 N. Capitol Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20401, 2002, 380 pages, $46.00 (hardcover).
Instead, the Office of Joint History wanted to "convey the attitudes of senior policymakers without the benefit of hindsight." But the integration of recent scholarship, as well as other archival data, is not inimical to conveying the attitudes of decision makers while they were in the process of developing policy.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/bookrev/webb.html   (560 words)

  
 purevolume™ | The Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Joint Chiefs of Staff are a jam grass rock band from the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights.
Their expansive interest in various music styles lends many influences into their eclectic style of songwriting and improvisations and sometimes makes it difficult to classify their music, but one thing is for sure - they know how to boogie down.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff's first full-length album is finally done.
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 WebWire® | Richard B. Myers, Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joins Northrop Grumman Board of Directors
Myers retired from his position as the fifteenth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in September, 2005 after serving for four years.
Before becoming chairman, he was vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff where he 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.
Earlier, he was commander of the Pacific Air Forces; assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and commander of U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force.
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 Joint Chiefs of Staff. (Government). | Transportation Industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holder, USN, serves the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in his primary role as advisor to the National Command Authorities.
The J-4 provides a strategic and joint perspective on strategic lift, logistics, medical and engineering advice to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Unified Commands.
The division also serves as the Joint Staff office responsible for Joint Deployment and Distribution Process Improvement (JDDPI) by providing the combatant commands, Services, and combat support agencies as a single point of contact to facilitate force projection and distribution process improvement actions and initiatives.
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 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | US 'rethinking' Iraq attack
The Washington Post quotes senior Pentagon officials as saying that the Joint Chiefs of Staff mounted an "aggressive campaign" for the White House to reconsider such an attack.
Officials told the Washington Post that the chiefs of staff were concerned about the possibility of brutal hand-to-hand fighting with Iraqi soldiers which would result in high casualties.
Some of the chiefs have reportedly felt that the ageing Saddam Hussein had improved his behaviour in recent months.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/2006526.stm   (472 words)

  
 Joint Chiefs Fire At Toles Cartoon On Strained Army
In a protest with an unusual number of high-level signatures, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and each of its five members have fired off a letter assailing a Washington Post cartoon as "beyond tasteless."
The letter to The Post, signed by Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the vice chairman and the service chiefs of the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, said: "We believe you and Mr.
As for the Joint Chiefs' letter, he said: "I think it's a little bit unfair in their reading of the cartoon to imply that is what it's about."
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/01/AR2006020102465.html   (640 words)

  
 Joint Chiefs of Staff - JCS Link
To strengthen Joint Warfighting, the Chairman's strategic priorities are to:
President Bush is joined by, from left to right, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns.
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2006 — President Bush's visit to Iraq and the historic joint meeting of the U.S. and Iraqi Cabinets yesterday represent an important sign of solid U.S. support for Iraq's new government, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said.
www.jcs.mil   (447 words)

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