Managing the Military: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and Civil-Military Relations by Sharon K. Weiner
English | November 15, 2022 | ISBN: 0231207352 | 232 pages | PDF (Converted) | 3.97 Mb
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)―a senior group of officers who lead the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps―is perhaps the most influential military figure in the United States. The chairman is the primary military advisor to the president and is often the public face of the armed forces. As advocates for the military’s priorities, some chairmen have used this role to help shape policy, but others have embraced the position as an opportunity to chart new policy directions or challenge presidential preferences.