Obama to nominate Marine general as next Joint Chiefs chairman

By REUTERS
May 5, 2015 02:36

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama will nominate the US Marine Corps' top general, Joseph Dunford, to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday, a White House official said.

In a formal announcement, Obama will also nominate General Paul Selva, currently the commander of the US Transportation Command, as the vice chairman, the official said.


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