Home / DoD / Mark Milley, Robert Neller Confirmed to Military Leadership Roles

Mark Milley, Robert Neller Confirmed to Military Leadership Roles

PentagonThe Senate has voted to confirm Gen. Mark Milley as chief of staff at the U.S. Army and Lt. Gen. Robert Neller as commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, Military Times reported Wednesday.

Senators also confirmed Adm. John Richardson to be the U.S. Navy‘s next chief of naval operations Wednesday, a day before the upper chamber began a monthlong summer recess.

Military Times reports the three military officials received endorsement from the Senate Armed Services Committee and will formally assume their new posts on the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the next few weeks.

Milley currently leads Army Forces Command and has worked in multiple leadership roles at the military branch over the past 34 years, while Neller is the head of Marine Forces Command and holds more than four decades of USMC service.

Richardson, Milley and Neller will not only lead their respective military organizations but also collaborate with President Barack Obama to address global security threats to the U.S., according to a Stars and Stripes report.

Check Also

Jeffrey Byard to be Nominated FEMA Administrator

President Trump intends to nominate Jeffrey Byard, associate administrator for response and recovery at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as administrator of FEMA within the Department of Homeland Security. Previously, he worked as an executive operations officer and mitigation division planner at the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and led evacuation efforts for the state during Hurricane Gustav, the White House said Friday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *