Trump pick to be top general says he will 'not be intimidated into making stupid decisions'  CNN

President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told senators Thursday that if confirmed, he "will not be intimidated ...

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Army Gen. Mark Milley said Thursday he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions" and would always give his best military advice.Army Gen. Mark Milley said Thursday he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions" and would always give his best military advice.

Trump Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into 'stupid decisions' - Business Insider

Gen. Mark A. Milley’s comments came during his Senate confirmation hearing for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Gen. Mark A. Milley’s comments came during his Senate confirmation hearing for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

“Welcome to Gen. David Berger who became the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps today. Gen. Berger has nearly four decades of experience leading Marines and serving their Families. Congratulations to him and his Family. Semper Fi!”

GEN Mark A. Milley on Twitter: "Welcome to Gen. David Berger who became the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps today. Gen. Berger has nearly four decades of experience leading Marines and serving their Families. Congratulations to him and his Family. Semper Fi!"

“At a committee hearing on GEN Milley’s confirmation to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. I am always struck by the awesome responsibility of my job & that I now play a role in these crucial decisions that affect our national security. It’s a long way from the cockpit of my UH60.”

Tammy Duckworth on Twitter: "At a committee hearing on GEN Milley’s confirmation to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. I am always struck by the awesome responsibility of my job & that I now play a role in these crucial decisions that affect our national security. It’s a long way from the cockpit of my UH60.… https://t.co/iyR2Uw7NKV"

“Congratulations to Gen. Robert Neller and his family on a job well done as he retires after 44 years serving the nation. Our Army joins the USMC in bidding farewell to the 37th Commandant of Marines. Thank you for more than four decades of leadership and sacrifice. Semper Fi!”

GEN Mark A. Milley on Twitter: "Congratulations to Gen. Robert Neller and his family on a job well done as he retires after 44 years serving the nation. Our Army joins the USMC in bidding farewell to the 37th Commandant of Marines. Thank you for more than four decades of leadership and sacrifice. Semper Fi!"

“Asked why no press spox briefings in over 300 days at confirmation hearing @ArmyChiefStaff: I commit to transparency within the bounds of classification and will do media on the record, off the record briefings and so on. The American people have a right to know.."”

Barbara Starr on Twitter: "Asked why no press spox briefings in over 300 days at confirmation hearing @ArmyChiefStaff: I commit to transparency within the bounds of classification and will do media on the record, off the record briefings and so on. The American people have a right to know..""

A premature withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan would be a strategic mistake, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the top military officer said on Thursday.A premature withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan would be a strategic mistake, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the top military officer said on Thursday.

Premature withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan would be ‘strategic mistake’ – US General Milley — RT Newsline

A day after Iranian boats reportedly attempted to seize a British tanker in the Gulf, President Donald Trump’s pick to become the military’s top officer downplayed the potential for conflict with Tehran.A day after Iranian boats reportedly attempted to seize a British tanker in the Gulf, President Donald Trump’s pick to become the military’s top officer downplayed the potential for conflict with Tehran.

Trump’s pick for top general plays down Iran war talk

Pulling American troops prematurely from Afghanistan would be a "strategic mistake," the Army general nominated to be Joint Chiefs chairman told senators Thursday. Mark Milley also said the United States should keep a "modest number" of forces in Iraq and Syria for now to maintainPulling American troops prematurely from Afghanistan would be a "strategic mistake," the Army general nominated to be Joint Chiefs chairman told senators Thursday. Mark Milley also said the United States should keep a "modest number" of forces in Iraq and Syria for now to maintain

General: Early Afghanistan troop pullout would be mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions," saying he would always give his best advice, regardless of pressure.U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military ...

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' - Reuters

The four-star Army general received questions but few challenges at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing.The four-star Army general received questions but few challenges at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing.

Milley: War with Iran Would Draw Forces from Great-Power Focus - Defense One

President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the military needs confirmed civilian leaders to stay effective.President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the military needs confirmed civilian leaders to stay effective.

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley faced questioning Wednesday on his road to confirmation as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley faced questioning Wednesday on his road to confirmation as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Senators want to know if the next Joint Chiefs chairman can stand up to Trump

President Trump’s pick to be the top uniformed U.S. military official on Thursday said that pulling troops from Afghanistan prematurely would be a “strategic mistake.”President Trump’s pick to be the top uniformed U.S. military official on Thursday said that pulling troops from Afghanistan prematurely would be a “strategic mistake.”

Trump Joint Chiefs pick: Early Afghanistan withdrawal would be 'strategic mistake' | TheHill

President Trump’s pick to be the top uniformed U.S. military official on Thursday said that pulling troops from Afghanistan prematurely would be a “strategic mistake.”President Trump’s pick to be the top uniformed U.S. military official on Thursday said that pulling troops from Afghanistan prematurely would be a “strategic mistake.”

Trump Joint Chiefs pick: Early Afghanistan withdrawal would be 'strategic mistake' | TheHill

For Army Gen. Mark Milley, nominee to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upgrading and maintaining the nation’s nuclear triad ranks top of his priority list. Milley, testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, laid out his priorities and his vision for the military during the next four years […]

Milley Details Vision as Next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Senate Panel - USNI News

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley warned that war with Iran would delay and disrupt the overall National Defense Strategy.Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley warned that war with Iran would delay and disrupt the overall National Defense Strategy.

Milley Warns That War with Iran Would Disrupt Strategy to Confront Russia, China | Military.com

The nominee to be the U.S. military’s top uniformed official on Thursday said that President Trump’s policy banning most transgender people from serving in the military is a matter of "standards.”The nominee to be the U.S. military’s top uniformed official on Thursday said that President Trump’s policy banning most transgender people from serving in the military is a matter of "standards.”

Joint chiefs nominee: Trump's transgender policy about 'standards' | TheHill

The nominee to be the U.S. military’s top uniformed official on Thursday said that President Trump’s policy banning most transgender people from serving in the military is a matter of "standards.”The nominee to be the U.S. military’s top uniformed official on Thursday said that President Trump’s policy banning most transgender people from serving in the military is a matter of "standards.”

Joint chiefs nominee: Trump's transgender policy about 'standards' | TheHill