Category: Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Categories: United States Armed Forces

This category groups profiles of those who served as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces.

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) is, by U.S. law, the highest-ranking military officer in the United States Armed Forces and is the principal military advisor to the President of the United States, the National Security Council, the Homeland Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense. While the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff outranks all other officers, he does not have operational command authority over the Armed Forces; however, the Chairman does assist the President and the Secretary of Defense in exercising their command functions. - Wikipedia:Chairman_of_the_Joint_Chiefs_of_Staff

A list of those who have held this position is at the Wikipedia site.


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Person Profiles (15)

09 May 1915 Lakeside, Ohio, United States - 28 Nov 2005 photo
12 Feb 1893 Clark County, Missouri USA - 08 Apr 1981 photo
02 Jan 1925 La Grange, Oldham, Kentucky, United States - 18 Oct 2007 photo
02 Sep 1894 Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States - 17 Mar 1950 photo
06 May 1875 Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States - 20 Jul 1959 photo
29 Aug 1899 Honesdale, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States - 12 Nov 1988 photo
1950s Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow)
09 Feb 1912 Mount Willing, Alabama - 05 Feb 2004 photo
05 Apr 1937 Harlem, New York County, New York, USA - 18 Oct 2021 photo
27 Feb 1896 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States - 17 Aug 1973
27 Jun 1936 Warsaw, Poland - 23 Jul 2011 photo
13 Jan 1908 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 18 Dec 1975 photo
26 Aug 1901 Keytesville, Missouri, United States - 19 Apr 1987 photo
11 Oct 1897 Monroe, Wisconsin, United States - 29 Mar 1982 photo
29 Jun 1922 Minneapolis, Minnesota - 18 Aug 2016 photo




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