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Joint Chiefs of Staff

Syllabification: Joint Chiefs of Staff

Definition of Joint Chiefs of Staff in English:

noun

The chiefs of staff of the US Army and Air Force, the commandant of the US Marine Corps, and the chief of US Naval Operations. This group’s chairman, selected from one of the branches, is the highest-ranking military adviser to the president of the US.
Example sentences
  • Joining us now, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers.
  • He was recalled in April 1942 and in July 1942 was appointed the president's chief of staff and chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • When I was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I essentially focused on things military.

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